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Guy, 

I wonder if putting CfBs in competition with one another for ONE exclusive appearance is the best way to build our brand/visibility?  Wouldn't it make more sense for each state CfB to be included as  a partner when the Children's Ambassador is making an official appearance in a state?    It would seem to make much more sense for all to be able to join the party....

Might you all kick this around at LOC?  

Sharon 

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On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 20:43:38 +0000, "Lamolinara, Guy"  wrote:

You can host with a partner, yes. That part is up to you.

Guy

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Thanks. I was wondering too. And the visit fee would be covered but we would host with a community partner etc right ?
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On Feb 9, 2018, at 12:06 PM, Lamolinara, Guy > wrote:
Most likely, yes, unfortunately.

Guy

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Guy,

Is this saying that there will be only one Center (“the chosen center”) that gets a visit from Woodson as Ambassador?

Jim

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From: Center for the Book state centers communication [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lamolinara, Guy
Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 9:46 AM
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Subject: Would you like to sponsor a visit from the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature?

To All Center for the Book Affiliates—

As you know, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson, winner of the National Book Award (“Brown Girl Dreaming”) and many other honors, began her two-year ambassadorship in January 2018. She will be traveling the nation promoting reading to young people. Her platform is READING = HOPE x CHANGE (What’s Your Equation?), which encourages young people to think about – and beyond – the moment they’re living in, the power they possess and the impact reading can have on showing them ways in which they can create the hope and the change they want to see in the world.

Many of our ambassadors have participated in events sponsored by affiliated Centers for the Book. We are offering this opportunity again.

Please see the link below for more information:

http://everychildareader.net/ambassador/events/

And this link is for the application:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHmKi2Vt3ooZIUemumnpqMFRqt_I_YJhg6vHLUIciMO8WICA/viewform

Note that the deadline for applications is extended to Friday, March2, 2018, for affiliated Centers for the Book.  The Children’s Book Council says the chosen center will most likely have its visit from Jacqueline in 2019.

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Guy Lamolinara
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Center for the Book
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