Scholastic Library Publishing Award

About the Scholastic Library Publishing Award An annual award consisting of $1,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation presented to a librarian whose "unusual contribution to the stimulation and guidance of reading by children and young people" exemplifies outstanding achievement in the profession.

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2020 Winner(s)

Jennifer McQuown

youth services manager of the Mandel Public library of West Palm Beach Florida

McQuown is being honored for her outstanding contributions to the field of literacy. She is a passionate advocate of reading and believes in getting books into the hands of every child and teenager. As the youth services manager of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, Florida, McQuown has worked tirelessly to develop programs and partnerships for children and teens through her library and the community.