2009 Literacy Champions

Megan Lambert

Instructor at The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature, Simmons College

Megan Lambert’s story should be told in pictures. During her tenure as Instructor of Children’s Literature Programs at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, Megan Lambert’s time was spent sharing the innovative literacy curricula she developed in hundreds of classrooms, with thousands of teachers, librarians, college students and families. These model programs include The Whole Book Approach and Book In Hand. She continues this work in her position as Instructor at The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College. Megan is honored to have been elected to serve on the 2011 Caldecott Committee.