Thursday, February 3, 2011



The SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) Carolinas Chapter created a grant in honor of beloved author Paula Danziger, who passed away in 2004, as a way of connecting children to reading through their favorite authors and illustrators.

The Amber Brown Grant is available to any school with an interest in having a guest author or illustrator, especially those schools with low funding that might not otherwise have this opportunity.

The awarded school will receive an expense paid, full day visit with a respected author or illustrator, as well as a $250 stipend towards books.  The runner-up will receive $250 worth of books.

The deadline is March 1st, 2011.  More details, as well as the application can be found on the following website:

Paula Danziger talks with a 3rd Grade class:

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