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UNI NEWS SERVICES – Hundreds of first graders from the Cedar Valley will participate in the 13th annual African-American Read-In, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's featured guest is author and illustrator Janet Spivey-Gilchrist.
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"The Great Migration: Journey to the North," written by Eloise Greenfield and illustrated by Gilchrist, is her most recent picture book. It won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Honor Award. It is also a Junior Library Guild Best Book, a NAACP Nomination, a Cooperative Children's Book Center Best Books for 2012 and Georgia State Nominee.