Maria Martinez, 18, a student at Academy of Art University, is this year’s Teen Read Week T-Shirt Design Contest winner. Her winning entry was chosen from hundreds of drawings and best represents the theme “Seek the Unknown @ the Library.”
Maria received a Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+ 16GB 9-inch tablet and had her design reproduced on T-shirts which will be worn by participants during the official observance of Teen Read Week, Oct. 13-19. First runner up, Adnana Aguilar, received a $100 Michaels Gift Card, and second runner up, David Santiago Diez, received a $50 Michaels Gift Card.
Teen Read Week is a national literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), which encourages teens to be regular readers and library users. Teen Read Week and its activities are sponsored by the Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library and the Miami Dolphins Foundation.
For more information, call 305-375- BOOK (2665).