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We the People Grant - Created Equal

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The Bookshelf | Book Exhibit
Bookmark Contest Winners | Bookmark Contest Award Ceremony

The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library was awarded a 2008/2009 "We the People Bookshelf Grant - Created Equal" from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Activities for this grant included , an exhibit and a bookmark contest for elementary and secondary school students.

 

The Bookshelf

The Created Equal Bookshelf includes the following titles:

Grades K-3

The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Andersen
The Gettysburg Address, by Abraham Lincoln
Pink and Say, by Patricia Polacco
Pink y Say, by Patricia Polacco (translated by Alejandra Lopez Varela)

Grades 4 to 6

Elijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis
Give Me Liberty! The Story of the Declaration of Independence, by Russell Freedman
Lincoln: A Photobiography, by Russell Freedman
Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, by Virginia Hamilton
Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson
Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson (translated by Rosa Benavides)

Grades 7 to 8

Saturnalia, by Paul Fleishman
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, by Russell Freedman
Abraham Lincoln the Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches And Letters, edited by Harold Holzer
Breaking Through, by Francisco Jiménez
Senderos Fronterizos: Breaking Through (Spanish Edition), by Francisco Jiménez

Grades 9 to 12

Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution, by Natalie S. Bober
That All People May Be One People, Send Rain to Wash the Face of the Earth, by Nez Perce Chief Joseph
Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes
Flores Para Algernon, by Daniel Keyes (translated by Paz Barroso)
Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography, by William Lee Miller
Amistad: A Novel, by David Pesci

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Book Exhibit

The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library displayed the titles in the "Created Equal " Bookshelf in the Adult Room showcases in April 2009. "Created Equal" bookmarks were also distributed to patrons throughout April to May 2009.

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Bookmark Contest Winners

 

Bookmark Contest Winners
   

Created Equal Bookmark

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Gianni Scotti
Blessed Sacrament School
Grade 2

Created Equal Bookmark

Grades 3-4

Hailey Moonsammy
James A. Dever School
Grade 4

   
 

Created Equal Bookmark

Grades 5-6

Sarah Fecht
James A. Dever School
Grade 6

 

Created Equal Bookmark

Grades 7-9

Derrick Soler
V.S. Memorial Jr. High School
Grade 7

 

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Bookmark Contest Award Ceremony

On Monday, January 26, 2009, the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library held an Award Ceremony to honor the winners of the Bookmark Contest. Mayor Edward Cahill presented award certificates and prizes to the winning students.

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Contact Ms. Eng at hwmlcontact@hotmail.com if you wish the JPEG of the full-size version of any photo sent to your e-mail address.

 

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©2005 Henry Waldinger Memorial Library - Revised 05/18/2009