National Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo's National Ambassador Schedule



  • 9  |  4pm  |  At Politics & Prose with past National Ambassadors Katherine Paterson and Jon Scieszka
  • 10  |  Inauguration ceremony, Library of Congress


  • 5  |  International Skype event
    • March 5: World Read Aloud Day
    • Skype conversations with the following locations: Mason-Rice Elementary, Mass.; Van Meter Community School, Iowa; Bannockburn School District, Ill. David C. Barrow Elementary, Ga.; Minnetonka Middle School West, Minn.; Ducketts Lane Elementary School, Md.; Holy Rosary School, Pa.; Saint Mary Catholic School, Mich.; American School Foundation, Mexico; Hong Kong Academy, Hong Kong
    • Event will be hosted by Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the Children's Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota.


  • Children's Book Week, New York, N.Y.
    • 14  |  Children's Choice Book Awards gala


  • 30  |  Library of Congress National Book Festival, Washington D.C.


  • South Dakota Center for the Book, SD
    • 25  |  South Dakota Children's Book Festival — Children's Museum of South Dakota
    • 26-27  |  South Dakota Festival of Books


  • Visit to Little Shop of Stories, Decatur, Ga.
    • 13  |  School visits
    • 14  |  Speech at Agnes Scott College