Become a Beaker Breaker this Summer

Become a Beaker Breaker this Summer

Read at least 28 hours to be entered to win a special prize

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This summer, kids who read at least 28 hours as part of DC Public Library's Summer Reading, can enter a drawing for a chance to win lunch with six famous children's authors and illustrators. 52 lucky readers -- two from each library location -- will win. Ask your librarian for details on how to participate. See our amazing line up authors below.

Fred Bowen Hena Kahn

Fred Bowen, children's author and sports columnist for
The Washington Post KidsPost.

 Hena Khan, author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.
Mary Quattlebaum Madelyn Rosenberg
Mary Quattlebaum, author of Pirate vs. Pirate. Madelyn Rosenberg, author of
The Canary in the Coal Mine.
Shandra Strickland Thoedore Taylor, III
Shadra Strickland, illustrator of
Please Louise and Slade Morrison.
 Theodore Taylor, III, illustrator of
When the Beat Was Born.

This special Summer Reading prize is made possible through the generous support of the DC Public Library Foundation.