Events

SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2017

2017 Américas Award Ceremony

The Library of Congress – Washington, DC
The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

invite you to the presentation of

The Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP)

TO

SUSAN HOOD & SALLY WERN COMPORT
ADA’S VIOLIN (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

&

ALEXANDRA DIAZ
THE ONLY ROAD (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
2:30 – 4:30 PM
WHITTALL PAVILION
THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10 FIRST STREET, SE, WASHINGTON, DC

KINDLY RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 11TH
202-707-2013
specialevents@loc.gov

The Américas Award is given in recognition of U.S. works of fiction, poetry, folklore, or selected non-fiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the previous year in English or Spanish that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States.

Print out the Library of Congress Invitation.

Free