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Gail Jarrow accepts the Children’s Literature Guild of Washington, DC Achievement Award

May 19 @ 12:00 pm

AMBUSHED! author Gail Jarrow to accept the Children’s Literature Guild of Washington, DC Achievement Award

The Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C. has selected Gail Jarrow as the 2022 Nonfiction Award winner. The award, given annually since 1977, honors authors and author/illustrators whose body of work has contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.

Busboys and Poets
450 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Thursday, May 19
12:00 pm ET
$30/person

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450 K Street, NW
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The Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC
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