During the period from March 29 to April 8 Stockholm county libraries have exhibited the contributions to the contest A World Class Book by schoolclasses in Stockholm. The competition is part of the reading promotion project Barn&Böcker (Children&Books) which is a co-operation between Education Department of Stockholm City, Stockholm Public Library, outdoor museum Skansen and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The project is part of Stockholm city’s language project aiming to attract children to read the works of many authors from different parts of the world.
This year more than 200 school classes from preschool pupils up to twelve-year-olds within Stockholm City have participated, each with it´s competition entry within this year’s theme Joy and Sorrow consisting of text and images from books they have read.
Right now a jury is assembled to choose the winning contributions for every participating grade. The award ceremony will be held at Skansen outdoor museum on May 24-25. The winning contributions will be exhibited at the “Brage Hall” at Skansen, but can also be seen here!
Stockholm City Library