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    Book Discussion on Gordon Parks: No Excuses

    Ann Parr talked about her book for children ages 9-12, Gordon Parks: No Excuses, published by Pelican Publishing Company. At this book launch she celebrated the life of Gordon Parks,…

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    Book Discussion on B. Franklin, Printer

    Mr. Adler talked about his latest “Picture Book” biography for young people, B. Franklin, Printer, published by Holiday House. He said that as a “true…

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    BookExpo America Interview

    Ms. Crown talked about her book for children, Duck for President. The book features a duck who works his way up to farmer, governor, and eventually president.

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    Book Discussion on Blast to the Past: Lincoln's Legacy

    Stacia Deutsch spoke to an audience of school children about her book, Blast to the Past: Lincoln’s Legacy, published by Simon and Schuster, about a modern-day class of elementary…

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    Book Discussion on George vs. George

    Ms. Schanzer was interviewed about her book George vs. George: The Revolutionary War as Seen by Both Sides, published by National Geographic Library. This 64-page book is…

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    Book Discussion on The Train of States

    Mr. Sis talked about the book he wrote and illustrated The Train of States, published by Greenwillow. The book aims to educate children on a number of topics including U.S.…

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    Evening with Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers

    Author Walter Dean Myers and his son, illustrator Christopher Myers, discussed the dynamics of their working relationship and their approach to creating books for young…

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    Book Discussion on Heartsongs

    Mattie Stepanek, the 11-year-old author of HeartSongs, a collection of poems published by VSP Books in July 2001, was interviewed. He also read excerpts from his book at the…

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    Book Discussion on A is for Abigail

    Mrs. Cheney talked about her book, A is For Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, published by Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing. An alphabetic book intended…

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    Book Discussion on Welcome to Kaya's World -- 1764

    Ms. Raymer talked about the latest book in the "American Girls Collection", Welcome to Kaya’s World - 1764, published by Pleasant Company. The book describes the culture and…

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    Book Discussion on High Hopes: A Photobiography of John F. Kennedy

    Ms. Heiligman talked about her book, High Hopes: A Photobiography of John F. Kennedy, published by National Geographic. The book profiles the thirty-fifth president of the United…

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    James Madison Book Award

    The James Madison Book Award is given each July to the book that best represents excellence in bringing knowledge and understanding of American history to children in elementary and…

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    Book Discussion on How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

    Author and educator Esme Codell talked about her latest book, How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: For Ravenous and Reluctant Readers Alike, published by Algonquin Books. The…

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    Book Discussion on George Washington, The Writer

    Ms. Yoder discusses her biography, George Washington, the Writer, with students. Saying that George Washington kept journals and diaries, wrote letters, prepared speeches, and…

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    Book Discussion on World War II for Kids

    Mr. Panchyk discussed his book, World War II for Kids: A History with 21 Activities, published by Chicago Review Press. The book describes the origins and history of World War II,…

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    Book Discussion on America's Promise

    Barbara Harrison joined Alma Powell, wife of Secretary of State Colin Powell, in a conversation about her latest children’s book, America’s Promise, published by…

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    We the People Bookshelf Announcement

    The National Endowment for the Humanities issued a new list of recommended books for young readers (K-12) on the theme of “courage” as part of the Endowment’s We the…

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    Book Discussion on The Best Children's Literature: A Parent's Guide

    Ellen Trachtenberg discussed her book The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide, from Mars Publishing. Ms. Trachtenberg said she sorted through more than three…

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    Book Discussion on Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

    Kay Winters discusses her latest book for children Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books, published by Simon and Schuster. The picture book biography of the 16th president focuses on…

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    Book Discussion on My Brother Martin

    Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reads from her book My Brother Martin, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is…

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