Happy Birthday, Maud Hart Lovelace! Red Balloon Bookshop will celebrate by hosting the live announcement of the Maud Hart Lovelace Awards for 2016-2017! The awards are children's choice book awards and part of the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards. Their purpose is to encourage recreational reading among school-age children. Celebrate this year’s winners, hear the announcement of next year’s nominees, enjoy a presentation by "Maud," enter to win great prizes, take home a bag of book-related goodies, and celebrate with tasty refreshments!