Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, writes about the Library’s upcoming 20th annual National Book Festival (all virtual!) in his September newsletter.
This summer, Junior Fellow Mal Haselberger researched, developed, and published online research guides for all emeritus National Ambassadors for Young People’s Literature. In the process of creating the guides, she learned firsthand the importance of making details about the ambassadors’ work and outreach programs more accessible to the public.
Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, writes about the problems of posing for photographs in his August newsletter.
Meet our three summer Junior Fellows—Mal Haselberger, Ethan McFerren, and Jake Newman—and learn about the literary programs they’ve helped develop over the past 10 weeks.
Rebecca Newland, former Teacher in Residence at the Library of Congress, discusses the platform (“GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story”) of the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. She offers ideas on how teachers can extend Reynolds’ platform among students and the larger school community so everyone has an opportunity to tell their story.
Intern Brooke Biastock reflects on her January internship in the Library’s Poetry and Literature Center.
Young adult and middle grade author Jason Reynolds has been announced as the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-2021! On January 16, the Library will host an inaugural event for the new ambassador. Tune in at 10:30 AM EST live on the Library’s YouTube site (with captions) or Facebook page.