2018 Mini-Grant Winners

Educator Program Organization City


Ashley Cummins Paint Your World Russellville Public Library Russellville
Ricky Statham Paper Cuts: A Painless Guide to Printing and Zines Oneonta Public Library Oneonta
April Wallace Visiting the World Through Festivals Pelham Park Middle School Pelham


Ingrid Harrald Flex: the Year in Review Homer Flex High School Homer


Kay Hones Pizza Racer Stories Civic Center Secondary San Francisco
Kari Kelly Urban Water Use and Conservation in the Community John F. Kennedy Sr. High School Granada Hills
Nancy Reiter Sit For a Story! Home Gardens Public Library Corona


Christina Calve Be the Change Town & Country Elementary School Tampa
Brenda Holsing The Art of Ezra Jack Keats Brockway Memorial Library Miami Shores
Anita Macauley Literacy in Bloom Wilkinson Elementary School Sarasota
Melissa Pariaug STEM Butterfly Art Garden Broward County Schools – Liberty Elementary Margate


Effuah Chisholm Hear Us: Teen Voices From Across DeKalb DeKalb County Public Library – Clarkston Library Clarkston
Rebecca James The Man in the Moon Clayton County Library System Jonesboro


Cindy Bigler Art Around the World at the Library Gooding Public Library Gooding
Christina Brumfield We Are a Community Lake Hazel Middle School Boise
Angela Norman Libraries Rock! The Grangeville Centennial Library Grangeville


Sandy Beddingfield From STEM to STEAM: Robots Garrison School Jacksonville
Kerry Dolan Dia de los Muertos Comes Alive Alfred Nobel Elementary School Chicago
Katie Heaton Hands on STEAM with Ezra Jack Keats Mississippi Valley Library District – Fairmont City Library Center Fairmont City
Cynthia Maxwell Creating an Artist: Taking the First Steps Streator Public Library Streator


Karen Kober A Great Surprise! Carl Wilde Elementary School Indianapolis


Jenny Campbell Snowy Day Fun Bondurant Community Library Bondurant


Pamela R. McGlone Creative Cougar Tiles Simons Middle School Flemingsburg
Micha O’Connor Screen Print Workshop Boone County Public Library Burlington
Christina Rodriguez Vices and Virtues Reidland Intermediate School Paducah


Kaina Boyd Kinetic Storytellers Lafourche Parish Public Library – Raceland Branch Raceland
Judy Boyce Visits with Leonardo Da Vinci West Baton Rouge Parish Library Port Allen
Katie Cheramie STEAM Squad’s Upcycled Garden Lafourche Parish Public Library – Lockport Branch Lockport
Claire M. Doré Recollections Art Camp – Historical Images of Acadia Parish Acadia Parish Library Crowley
Katina Gaudet Opening Windows Lafourche Parish Public Library – South Lafourche Branch Cut Off
Lori Olin Cause for Paws Bayou Blue Public Library Houma


Jeannine Birkenfeld Club Van Gogh: Maker Edition Springfield Greene County Library District – Schweitzer Brentwood Library Springfield


Marissa Bazan STEAM Pop-ups Lewis & Clark Library Helena

New Jersey

Heidi Cramer Snow Day Newark Public Library Newark
Roberta Powell Literacy and STEM Connect Clinton Elementary School Plainfield

New Mexico

Sarah McMaster Narratives Silhouettes Horizon Academy West Albuquerque


Kathleen E. Scott Family Engagement Reading Time Don E. Hayden Elementary School North Las Vegas

New York

Kristin Crouch Novels in Verse Translated to Graphic Novels! Van Rensselaer Elementary Rensselaer
Rebecca Donnelly Little Library of the Future Potsdam Public Library Potsdam
Rosalie Falco No Latinos Left Behind P.S. 65, The Raymond York Elementary School Ozone Park
Tayler Fisher The Fine Arts Program! P17X@43 Bronx
Melida Gonzalez Keats Corner P.S. 160 Jamaica
Krista Jacobs Libraries Rock Seneca Nation Library Salamanca
Christina Johnson Kinder Academy Mosaic Preparatory Academy New York
Stephanie LaShomb The Rocking Afterschool Club with Mrs. LaShomb Gouverneur Elementary School Gouverneur
Arlene Laverde Maker Madness Townsend Harris High School Flushing
Rose Pacifico Dioramas For Our Library P.S. 306 Bronx
Steven J. Scheiner The Snowy Day Stop Motion Challenge P.S./M.S. 161, Pedro Albizu Campos New York
Laura Silver, Julie Schildkraut Found in Translation: Families Writing Across Languages M.S. 88 Brooklyn
Carole Anne Weik Where’s Willie: Finding a Place on the Map Willow Road Elementary School Franklin Square


Lisa Crutchfield The Story of My Family St. Paris Public Library St. Paris
Dr. Mary Webb Brain Smart North College Hill Middle School Cincinnati


Michelle Ferguson Good Cooking! Piedmont Public Library Piedmont


Marisol Clark School Story Walk Patrick Lynch Elementary Portland
Robert Gulden Exploring Crater Lake National Park Grants Pass High School Grants Pass


Mary Catherine Bateman Sheltering Mandalas The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Philadelphia
Nancy Holland Puppet Magic Holiday Park Elementary School Pittsburgh
Kimberly King Deliver the Letter! Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library Northumberland
Katheen Melville Where’s My Story? Project The Workshop School Philadelphia

Rhode Island

Bailey Farrell Exploring Multi-Cultural Identity Through Portraiture and Narrative Robert L. Bailey Elementary Providence

South Carolina

Luanne James York County Library’s “Get Your Green On” Program York County Public Library Rock Hill
Elizabeth List Finding My Own Story Within a Master Painting South Carolina School for the Blind Spartanburg


Kim Hill Make it Special Club Oliver Middle School Nashville


Charles Maples Cardboard Kingdom Bedichek Middle School Austin


Matthew Reames Bookmaking: Math, Culture, and Identity Daniel Morgan Intermediate School Winchester


Katy Ackerson Mobile Books and Art Carl Cozier Elementary Bellingham
Ryan Schmidt Modeling the Life Cycle of Salmon Sacajawea Elementary School Seattle
Aide Villalobos Art or Science? Using Careful Observations to Discover and Create Evergreen Elementary Shelton


Jamie Mercer EngAGE Stories, Crafts, and Activities Cudahy Family Library Cudahy


Anita Marple Sock Stars! Family Puppet-Making Fremont County Library System -Lander Library Lander