National Ambassadors Celebrate Book Week!

Watch past and present National Ambassadors for Young People’s Literature invite us all to celebrate Children’s Book Week from home May 4-10, 2020.

Check out the videos from the brilliant Jon Scieszka, the great Katherine Paterson, the lovely Kate DiCamillo, the genius Gene Luen Yang, the beloved Jacqueline Woodson, and the awesome Jason Reynolds!

Also this week, we remember the late Walter Dean Meyers, the second National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Video highlights

Children’s Book Week 2020 at home is here!

Let’s celebrate Children’s Book Week together!

Jon Scieszka

Katherine Paterson

Kate DiCamillo

Gene Luen Yang

Jacqueline Woodson

Jason Reynolds

Jon Scieszka’s Celebrates a great #BookWeek2020atHome!


Continue the celebration with #BookWeek2020atHome on your favorite social media platform!

More Resources and FAQs

More Resources

What is Children’s Book Week and how can you join in the celebrations?

Tons of downloadable bookmarks, activities, and more for 2023 Book Week events.

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