John Rocco to participate in 75th Caldecott Anniversary Facebook Forum

For Immediate Release
Mon, 01/14/2013

Contact:

Dan Rude
Membership/Marketing Specialist
Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
1-800-545-2433 ext. 2164
drude@ala.org

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that John Rocco will participate in a Caldecott 75th Anniversary Facebook Forum at 1 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Rocco won a Caldecott Honor in 2012 for his picture book "Blackout" (Disney-Hyperion).

As part of the Forum, ALSC will interview Rocco about his Caldecott experience. This event is open to the public and a Facebook account is not required to view the event. Participants can access the ALSC Facebook page.

The 75th Caldecott Anniversary Facebook Forums are part of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal. Throughout 2012 and into 2013, ALSC has many special Caldecott-related events and activities planned, in person, online and in print, to make it possible for all individuals to be involved in the celebration. To learn more about joining in the celebration, please visit the Caldecott 75th anniversary page

ALSC, a division of the ALA, is the world’s largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. With a network of more than 4,000 children’s and youth librarians, literature experts, publishers and educational faculty, ALSC is committed to creating a better future for children through libraries. To learn more about ALSC visit www.ala.org/alsc.