The Día Family


2017 CSMCL Award Recipients

Alturas International Academy Library 
Idaho Falls, Idaho

The Día event theme for Alturas International Academy Library in Idaho Falls, Idaho, is titled: "Beauty in the World: Celebrating Día." The students will spend three weeks researching notable figures primarily African Americans whose contributions have made this world a more beautiful place and who inspire them in some way. The culminating Día event will be held April 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. After the event is held, Alturas International Academy Library will receive the grant reward of $500 in selected multicultural children's books from the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature (CSMCL).

Quinby Street Resource Center Library c/o Mercer County Public Housing Authority
Sharon, Pennsylvania

The Día event theme for Quinby Stree​t Resource Center Library in Sharon, Pennsylvania, is titled: "Passing the Baton: The Influence of Frederick and Patricia McKissack’ Children’s Books…, a Día Program." The event will be held on April 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. After the program is held, Quinby Street Resource Center will be awarded $500 in selected multicultural children's books.