GRAND PRIZE WINNER- 2017 Freedom Through Literacy Award

National Book Foundation, New York, for their 10 year old literacy project titled, “BookUp.” BookUp is a reading program that serves more than 500 middle school aged children, older teens and young adults, led by published writers in four states. Students discuss quality literature in a book club format, go on field trips to cultural institutions and receive free books to build their home libraries. The Grand Prize award is valued at $3,000.  Visit National Book Foundation

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