Amanda Awards

October 2004
Florida Media Quarterly;Fall2004, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p10
The article reports that the statistics on adolescent readers suggests the ongoing need to support opportunities, programs and awards that encourage adolescents to read and to recognize the people who design and sponsor them. One such initiative is the Amanda Award, established by Florida Association for Media in Education in 2002 to recognize high school and middle school library media specialists who develop programs that enhance and support the self-esteem and well being of adolescents by creating exemplary environments in which students are made to feel that they are part of the school.


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