6th National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Jacqueline Woodson!
May 2: Denver, CO public event with The Bookies Bookstore
May 2: Denver, CO school visit to Place Bridge Academy
June 6: Rhode Island Training School visit, Cranston RI
June 6: Cranston, RI Public event with Barrington Books
June 7: Rhode Island school visits, coordinated by Barrington Books
July 8-11: Alaska, with stops in Juneau and Anchorage
October 16: New Jersey Center for the Book
November 7: Children’s Book Week event at the Brooklyn Public Library
April 30: Sidney Lanier High School and Bellingrath Middle School in Montgomery, AL
May 1: Writing class at Mt. Meigs Campus Alabama Department of Youth Services
August 29: Event with RJ Julia and the Mark Twain House
August 31 – September 2: National Book Festival at the Library of Congress
September 9: Public event with the St. Louis Public Library
September 10: St. Louis Public Library coordinated school visits (not open to the public)
October 2: Visit to School of the Future, New York City. Taping for NCTE’s National Day on Writing
October 19/20: NCTE National Day on Writing. See videos here!
December 4: First Book hosted webinars with schools across the country
December 5: Skype visit with Pelham Park Middle School in Pelham, AL
Learn more about the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature program.
Meet Jacqueline Woodson and learn about her inspiring platform, "Reading = Hope x Change (What's Your Equation)"
Find an Ambassador event near you.
Meet our partners and learn how you can get involved.
Who were our past ambassadors and what were their platforms?