I spoke with Julie after the meeting. SO they are taking another 10 and then will reevaluate additional.videos.  The videos will roll out from early August until the Book Festiva.

Let me know if you are a definite for $400.


On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 4:39 PM Jennifer Widman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

South Dakota would also be very interested … assuming the KidLit people feel like they can handle more videos.


Jennifer Widman

Director, South Dakota Center for the Book

South Dakota Humanities Council

1215 Trail Ridge Rd Ste A, Brookings, SD 57006

Phone: (605) 688-5715 / Fax: (605) 688-4531


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Is it possible to add Illinois as a tentative state too? I am very interesting and think Matthew Cordell will be too.


Bonnie Matheis

Coordinator, Illinois Center for the Book


Illinois Center for the Book

Illinois State Library

Gwendolyn Brooks Building

300 South Second Street

Springfield, Illinois 62701


Office: 217-558-2065

Fax: 217-782-1877


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Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian


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As was asked during our Idea Exchange, I am sending you the google files which contains helpful information for the State Great Read Video Production with KidLit.TV


The states that are committed to participating are


New York

New Jersey



Rhode island





Tentative States 





Please contact me with any questions.




Below are some important google document links.


CENTER FOR THE BOOK PROJECT (Master Folder for the project)


Within this folder are these three folders that folks can access by clicking these links:


Center for the Book LOGOS and BOOK COVERS


Please upload both your logo and the book cover of your selection


Center For the Book AUTHOR VIDEOS (Folder includes the PDF and ZOOM video of tips for recording videos, and the Final Script)


This has   documents you should share with your author.


The final script has the author picking a State Donut.  FYI Sharon Massachuestts has a state donut "Boston Creme" of Course


Center for the Book TALENT RELEASE FORMS (Folder includes blank Talent Release form)


This also has the W-9 for your reference.


You should upload the signed Talent Release back to the this folder



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