Award winning author Christopher Paul Curtis will be at Windsor Public Library on Wednesday, May 21 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., to read and present to local children.
This is the 11th year in a row that Mr. Curtis has supported the Windsor Public Library – Library Live Children’s Writing Club, which meets every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m. November through May. As another year of fun activities come to a close, students from area schools will attend to celebrate the occasion with Mr. Curtis.
Christopher Paul Curtis was awarded the 2000 Newbery Medal. The medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Christopher Paul Curtis received the medal for his book, BUD, NOT BUDDY. In 2008, his book ELIJAH OF BUXTON received the Coretta Scott King Award given annually to outstanding African-American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.
Last year Hallmark turned the Curtis book THE WATSON’S GO TO BIRMINGHAM into a movie and BUD, NOT BUDDY into a play.