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Nikki Grimes receives Anne V. Zarrow Lifetime Achievement Award

May 6 @ 6:00 pm

The Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature gives formal recognition, on behalf of the Tulsa County community, to a nationally acclaimed author who has made a significant contribution to the field of literature for young adults. The award, presented by the Tulsa Library Trust, consists of a $10,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book.

Nikki Grimes will accept the award on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Connor’s Cove Theatre at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd Street, Tulsa.

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Hardesty Regional Library
8316 E. 93rd Street
Tulsa, OK

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