CELEBRATION OF READING ARCHIVE

Author and illustrator Jackie Urbanovic (Duck Soup, Duck at the Door, Duck and Cover) was the APPLE Partnership’s guest for the 2010 Celebration of Reading.  

During her 3-day visit to Henderson, Jackie visited 10 schools, sharing her books and stories with over 1300 students and teachers.  She also participated in a Meet and Greet with 26 area teachers at Paseo Verde Library, and signed copies of her books for nearly 90 fans at a public event at the Paseo Verde Library.

Jackie also took time to be the official judge for the 2010 Artwork Contest, in which schools were invited to create a poster featuring characters from the “Duck” books. View participants and winners!

Watch entertainer Terry Fator (and Winston) read “Duck and Cover”


 

Two-time Children's Choice Award winner Jarrett Krosoczka spent 3 days in Henderson, Nevada visting students at 9 schools, as well as  judging an art contest featuring posters interpreting his book characters, signing copies of his books, viewing a teen performance of his book Punk Farm.

Click on the links below for photos and more. WATCH VIDEO!

2011 Artwork Contest Winners

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