Past Jan Stauber-Sherlock Holmes Literacy Grant Awards
Examples of some projects funded in the past include Elizabeth Ketelle, a 2010 winner from California, sent us a section from the school newspaper about their project. Susan Singer, a 2010 winner from Kentucky, used The Hound of the Baskervilles for 8th graders to study Holmes as a CSI. Matthew Stark, a 2010 winner from rural Alaska, reported on his mystery story podcast project for grades 2-8. Janelle Kelly, a 2011 winner from South Dakota, used Teen Read Week to focus on Sherlock Holmes for grades 6-8. Linda Marchisio and Mary Rose Katuzney, 2011 winners from Connecticut, shared their program for grades 11 and 12, Literature in Forensics on their wiki site. Andrea Coulter, 2012 winner from Minnesota, got additional PTA funding to help her introduce 4th graders to Sherlock Holmes. Phillip McAndrew, 2012 winner from Tennessee, held a Battle of the Books for young adults at the public library. Marie Wright of The River School in Washington DC led hearing and non-hearing 3rd graders "Sleuthing Through Books" in 2012.