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  • emFootnotes in Gazaem
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    Footnotes in Gaza

    Joe Sacco talked about his illustrated history of a 1956 incident in Rafah (Gaza Strip) during which 111 Palestinians were killed by Israeli soldiers. Mr. Sacco uses the incident to provide…

  • emRace A History Beyond Black and Whiteem
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    Race: A History Beyond Black and White

    Marc Aronson talked about his book Race: A History Beyond Black and White, published by Ginee Seo Books. In his book the young adult author explores the history of race and racial prejudice…

  • emThe Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklinem
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    The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

    James Giblin read from and showed pictures from his book The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin, published by Scholastic Press. The book is about the personality and accomplishments of…

  • emBetter for All the World  The Secret History of Forced Sterilizationem
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    Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization

    Professor Bruinius talked about his book, Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America’s Quest for Racial Purity, published by Knopf. He described the…

  • emOdyssey of an Eavesdropperem
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    Odyssey of an Eavesdropper

    Martin Kaiser talked about his autobiography, Odyssey of an Eavesdropper: My Life in Electronic Countermeasures and My Battle Against the FBI, published by Carroll and Graf. The electronic…

  • emThe Declaration of Independenceem
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    The Declaration of Independence

    Mr. Fink talked to young people about the Declaration of Independence. In his book, The Declaration of Independence, Mr. Fink illustrated the Declaration of Independence phrase by phrase in…

  • emPete Seegers Storytelling Bookem
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    Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book

    Mr. Seeger talked about his new book, Pete Seeger’s Storytelling Book, published by Harcourt. He was joined by musician David Bernz and his co-author, Paul DuBois Jacobs, whose grandfather…

  • Ethnic Diversity in Childrens Literature
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    Ethnic Diversity in Children's Literature

    The Brooklyn Public Library and QBR The Black Book Review hosted a panel discussion on the topic of ethnic diversity in children’s literature. A panel of five publishers discussed how publishing companies…

  • emBad Boy A Memoirem
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    Bad Boy: A Memoir

    Walter Dean Myers discussed his book Bad Boy: A Memoir, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books. The book is about his childhood while growing up in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s. Mr. Myers said he…