Join the League of Extraordinary Readers

Join the League of Extraordinary Readers

Read at least 28 hours for a chance to meet these authors and illustrators

This summer, kids who read at least 28 hours as part of DC Public Library's Summer Reading, can enter a drawing for a chance to win lunch with seven famous children's authors and illustrators. 52 lucky readers -- two from each library location -- will win.

Ask your librarian for details on how to participate. See our amazing line up authors below. Deadline to submit log sheet(s) is August 31.
Fred Bowen   Hena Kahn

Fred Bowen, children's author and sports columnist for
The Washington Post KidsPost.

  Hena Khan, author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.
Mary Quattlebaum   Madelyn Rosenberg
Mary Quattlebaum, author of Pirate vs. Pirate.   Madelyn Rosenberg, author of
The Canary in the Coal Mine.
Shandra Strickland   Thoedore Taylor, III
Shadra Strickland, illustrator of
Please Louise.
  Theodore Taylor, III, illustrator of
When the Beat Was Born.
Wendy Shang, author of The Way Home Looks Now.   Wendy Shang

This special Summer Reading prize is made possible through the generous support of the DC Public Library Foundation.