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Irma Black Update

We’re working real hard to restore the secure link for Irma Black voting, but it’s going to take us a little while. If you have votes you’d like to post then as a short term work-around email them to Lisa.

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March Update

The Cook Prize This new award honors the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) picture book published for children aged eight to ten. To learn more about the award head over to Lindsey’s  new display on the bulletin board

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Irma Black Award: Video Clips

Two Bank Street School for Children students discuss their favorite Irma Black Award books. The First is Dan Yaccarino’s “All the Way to America.” The second is “A New Year’s Reunion,” written by Yu Li-Qiong and illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang.

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Irma Black Award 2010-11: A Success!

Last Thursday Bank Street College of Education held the 39th Annual Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature. There were engaging speeches, book signings, a presentation by author and illustrator Tad Hills to School for

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Irma Black Award: You’re Invited!

Please join us for the 39th Annual Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature. Date: May 19, 2011 Program: 8:30 AM Light Breakfast | 9:00 AM Award Ceremony | 10:00 AM Book Signing Place: Bank

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Irma Black Ward Winner: How Rocket Learned to Read

And, the winner is (prolonged drum roll), note the Children’s Book Committee gold seal: “How Rocket Learned to Read,” written and illustrated by Tad Hills (Schwartz & Wade). The following are the 2010 Honor roll books (note silver seals) and

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Irma Black Award: Kids are Voting

This is just in from a local classroom – marked ballot slips for the 2010-11 Irma Black Award. If you look carefully each child has marked their ballot slip in their own unique way, but there’s no mistaking who they’ve

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​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day! @hervetullet signing while @sussingoutbooks & Brian Pinkney chat #bookfest16