It is the main research arm of the U. Explore collections, reference services and other programs and plan a visit at loc. Letters, focused on a single book, should be one page in length and must be submitted with an entry form, in person, at participating public library locations.
Students will be asked to write a letter to their local librarian about a book that shaped their lives. The contest is open to any child in the world, years of age. The 30 finalists will be selected by a panel of scorers comprised of members of the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association.
The program will still target rising 5th- and 6th-grade students and will be managed in collaboration with libraries in six states as in past years. If you are in gradesyou are eligible to enter the Letters About Literature reading and writing contest.
The deadline for entries is Saturday, July 8, Letters are judged on state and national levels.
Those interested in supporting the National Book Festival can contact the Library at devofc loc. See how your environment shapes the way you live and how you think about the world. Public library systems in these states may sign up through May 12,by contacting BooksShapeContest loc.