One World, Many Stories 2017 Display Contest!

In celebration of the 98th anniversary of Children’s Book Week, 705 libraries, schools, and bookstores were invited in May to enter a national display contest around the theme of “One World, Many Stories.”

The 15 best school, library, and bookstore Children’s Book Week display entries each received 28 books, 1 copy of each of the 2017 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards finalists, to donate to a local charity. This year’s winners are:

Braselton Library in Braselton, GA – donating to Eagle Ranch
Chapters Books in Galax, VA – donating to Rooftop of Virginia
Copperfield’s Petaluma in Petaluma, CA – donating to Mentor Me Petaluma
Creston Middle School in Indianapolis, IN – donating to special needs students at Creston Middle School (who assisted in creating the display)
Cub Run Elementary School in Penn Laird, VA – donating to the Cub Run school library
Hart County Public Library in Hartwell, GA – donating to The Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence
Juneau Public Library in Juneau, AK – donating to the Zach Gordon Youth Center and the AWARE Shelter
Little Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, NY – donating to the Ronald McDonald House and the upstate NY United Jewish Federation
Meridian Library District in Meridian, ID – donating to Family Advocates
Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, MN – donating to St. Paul City Schools
River Lights Bookstore in Dubuque, IA – donating to Multicultural Family Center
Roswell Public Library in Roswell, NM – donating to CFDY and Assurance Home
Square Books Jr. in Oxford, MS – donating to Lafayette County Literacy Council
Treehouse Toys in Portland, ME – donating to Camp Sunshine
Wallkill Public Library in Wallkill, NY – donating to Orange Regional Medical Center

See all the display contest entries here.

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