WNDB's Debut Walter Dean Myers Award Ceremony
The award and grant program was established in memory of the late author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Myers was a dedicated champion of diverse literature. The ceremony will be held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Center for the Book and the Young Readers Center.
We are honored the Myers family granted us permission to name this award after the great Walter Dean Myers. He had an incredible influence in the world of literature and WNDB feels privileged to honor his legacy in this way. (Publishers Weekly)