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2015 Savannah Children's Book Festival
Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the 12th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. (Download the flyer).This year’s lineup features internationally celebrated author Kate DiCamillo, who is serving as the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014–2015. DiCamillo is the author of two bestselling books that have been adapted as major motion pictures, Because of Winn Dixie and the Newbery Medal winner The Tale of Despereaux. Download the Festival program and map.
2015 Young Writers Contest
This year’s contest winners are invited to a reception in their honor on Thursday, November 5, at 5 p.m. at the City of Savannah’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St. They will read their winning entries, meet the judges, and receive their awards at that time. The public is invited to attend.
The winners of the 2015 SCBF Young Writers Contest are:
2015 Poster Contest
Coastal Writers & Illustrators
Literacy Lane Participants
Kate DiCamillo is the 2015 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Featured Author!Her books include Flora & Ulysses, The Magician's Elephant, The Tale of Despereaux, Because of Winn-Dixie, and more.
In addition to being an International bestselling author, Kate DiCamillo is the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, and a two-time Newberry Medal Winner.
DiCamillo will also be the spotlight author at a special Q&A session, "A Conversation with Kate," on Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. at the Southwest Chatham Library. This event is free and open to the public.
Nancy Raines Day
Nancy Raines Day is the author of "A Is For Alligator; Musical Alphabeasts,"On A Windy Night," and "What In The World? Numbers In Nature." You can read more about Nancy Raines Day's work on her website. Look for books by Nancy Raines Day at Live Oak Public Libraries.
James and Kimberly Dean
Andrea and Brian Pinkney
Brian Pinkney is the author of Duke Ellington," and has co-authored books with his wife Andrea Pinkney including "Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song," and others. You can read more about Brian Pinkney's work on his website. Look for books by Brian Pinkney at Live Oak Public Libraries.
Susan Goldman Rubin
Jonah Winter is the author of "Lillian's Right to Vote," which was recently chosen as a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, "Just Behave Pablo Picaasso," and "Frida." You can read more about Jonah Winter's work on his website. Look for books by Jonah Winter at Live Oak Public Libraries.