Children's literature author and illustrator Nancy Carlson receives U of M's 2010 Kerlan Award
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (03/23/2010) --The University of Minnesota Libraries will present prominent local children's literature author and illustrator Nancy Carlson with the 2010 Kerlan Award 1:15 p.m Saturday April 24 at Elmer L. Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis.
The award presentation and speech by Carlson is free and open to the public. The ceremony is preceded by a noon luncheon (cost: $20; $15 for Kerlan Friends), which requires advance registration by April 16.
Kerlan Friends membership information and the luncheon registration form is available at: http://special.lib.umn.edu/clrc/whatsnew.php
The Kerlan Award is presented annually "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature."
For more information, please contact the staff of the Children's Literature Research Collections at (612) 624-4576 or e-mail email@example.com.