Committee members stand for applause. From left to right, Ann, Sonja, Junko, Eliza and Pat.
Ann Pendell, President, JAPA Board, kicks off the ceremony with Jane Addams on her right. And yours truly, too.
Pat presents the honor certificate to Lita Judge. Lita with pen for signing books in hand.
Ann presents the Award to Mitali Perkins. Mitali shows one of a series of pho9tographs and art. Jamie Hogan waits for her turn aaccepting an honor citation.
Eliza presents the honor citation for Birmingham 1963.
Larry Rosler, Editor, Boyds Mills Press, accepts the certificate and honrorarium on behalf of Carole Boston Weatherford.
Sonja presents the honor citation to Andrea Pinkney , edtior of Elijah of Buxton, who accepted on behalf of Christopher Paul Curtis
Emily Arnold McCully accepts the Addams Award from Susan, with Larry Dane Brimner to her right.
Larry Dane Brimner accepts the Addams Award and delivers his acceptance remarks.
Jane Addams Literature Circle for Girls Michelle Yang and our committee member Sonja flank the middle school girls who brought spirit and heart to the celebration.
The girls talk with Lita Judge.
Larry Dane Brimner shares a laugh with a JAPA Board member and Walter Naegle, Bayard Rustin’s partner .
Another photo of Walter Naegle.
Pat makes her way down the book signing table. She hands Lita Judge a book as Larry Dane Brimner waits his turn.
The food and surroundings were delicious and beautiful, respectively. Actually the food was both.
Half of Eliza on left, half of me on right, and the whole persons from left to right—Junko, Ann, Daisy, Sonja and Pat. The photo really does include all of Eliza and me. It is just late and I cannot seem to make me or Eliza a whole person given Power points and my limitations. If any of you have a whole photo , please send it along to us.