Lin Oliver, co-founder and Executive Director of SCBWI, introduces the evening's festivities, telling us that among the 6,000 of us attending are folks from all 50 of the US states and 60 countries, and every continent except Antarctica...
|Lin Oliver (left) with sign language interpreter Jennye Kamin at right.|
Tonight there will be eight awards presented - announcing the one honor and one winner in each category.
But first, a heartfelt message from childhood literacy advocate, parent, and actor Jennifer Garner, about how our books help children feel "all the feelings, big and small."
|Jennifer Garner's special message to viewers of the 2021 SCBWI Golden Kite Awards|
And now, let's see who the honorees and winners will be!