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Charlotte Zolotow Award Presentation
and Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

Friday, October 12
Varsity Hall, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street, Madison

5-6 pm Charlotte Zolotow Award Presentation

to Bao Phi for A Different Pond

Also present: 2018 Zolotow Honor Book authors

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7:30 pm Charlotte Zolotow Lecture
featuring Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Mr. Sáenz is the author of a number of illuminating young adult novels, including Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood; Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, and The Inexplicable Logic of My Life.

These free public events are sponsored by the Cooperative Children's Book Center and the Friends of the CCBC, Inc. The lecture is part of the Wisconsin Book Festival.

There will be a reception from 6 to 7:30, between the award presentation and lecture.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a ticket? No. Tickets are not required for the award presention or lecture.

Do I need to RSVP to the reception? No.

Where should I park? Parking is available beneath Union South. There is also limited street parking in the area. Lots 33, 44 and 45 are approximately four blocks away and free after 4 p.m. (Map)

Are these programs for children? No. The primary audience is adults. Teens are welcome at the lecture.

Will there be books for sale? Yes. A Room of One's Own Bookstore will be selling books byBao Phi, Gaia Cornwall, Amy Hest, and Bob Raczka and Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Will there be autographing? Yes. Mr. Phi, Ms. Cornwall, Ms. Hest and Mr. Rackza will autograph books after the 5 p.m. award event. Mr. Sáenz will autograph books after the 7:30 lecture.

Will the lecture be videotaped? No.

If you need an accommodation to attend this event, please contact KT Horning at 608-263-3721 or kt.horning@wisc.edu. All accommodation requests should be made no less than two weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date, but cannot guarantee they will be met.

Other questions?

For the award event, contact Megan Schliesman (608-262-9503); for the lecture, contact Kathleen Horning (608-263-3721).

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