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    The Enchanted Hour

    Wall Street Journal children’s book reviewer Meghan Cox Gurdon offered her thoughts on the benefits associated with reading aloud for both children and adults. This program was part of the…

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    Billy's Bitcoin

    Film and TV producer Naomi Brockwell discussed her children’s book, Billy’s Bitcoin.

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    Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President

    Second Lady Karen Pence and her daughter, Charlotte, share the story of their family’s pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo’s time in the Vice President’s residence.

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    James Patterson on Reading

    Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International…

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    The Further Adventures of a Lucky Dog

    Dirk Wales talked about his book The Further Adventures of a Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot (Great Plains Press; September 15, 2009). Owney was a stray dog who became an unofficial mascot of the Railway…

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    We The People

    Lynne Cheney talked about her book, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution (Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing; September 9, 2008). Her latest children’s book is about the drafting…

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    My Senator and Me

    Senator Edward Kennedy talked about his children’s book, My Senator and Me: A Dog’s-Eye View of Washington, D.C., published by Scholastic Inc. Senator Kennedy was joined by his dog Splash at Public School 11…

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    A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot

    Dirk Wales talked about his children’s book A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot, published by Great Plains Press. Owney became the rail mascot for the U.S. Post Office after taking…

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    A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson

    Mr. Adler discussed his book A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson, published by Holiday House. The book contains drawings about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson.

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    Nightmare Hour

    Mr. Stine spoke to young readers about his writings and read excerpts from his new book Nightmare Hour. Mr. Stine has been named the most popular children’s book author in history by…

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    Writing History and Biography for Children

    Russell Freedman talked about writing history and biography for children. He said that the narrative form was a key ingredient in capturing the imagination, noting that vivid scenes of the…

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    A History of Us

    Ms. Hakim talked with middle school students about her ten-volume history of the United States for children ages nine and older. She read from her books and answered students' questions.…

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    The Little Bugler

    Mr. Styple discussed his book, The Little Bugler: The True Story of a Twelve-Year-Old Boy in the Civil War, published by Belle Grove. The book describes the life of Gustav Shurmann who served as drummer, bugler…

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    Writing Children's Books

    Mr. Kroll spoke to a group of second grade students about writing and reading. He shared stories from his children’s books and the translation of them into foreign languages. Afterwards he…

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    Children's Alley

    Scenes were shown of Children’s Alley at the Miami Book Fair International, including children’s face painting by a clown and a stage show for children.

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    A Picture Book of John F. Kennedy

    Mr. Adler read from his book A Picture Book of John F. Kennedy, published by Holiday House. He talked about his research for the book and how he decides what to include in the book.

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    We Goddesses

    Ms. Orgel will talk about her book We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera published by DK Publishing. The book is a first-person narrative, written from the perspective of the three Greek…

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    This Land Is Your Land

    Ms. Jakobsen talked with children about how she painted the pictures for the book, This Land Is Your Land, which is about the song of the same name. The book describes the different types…

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    Atlas for Young Explorers

    Cartographers and children talked about maps, geography, and the National Geographic Society’s Atlas for Young Explorers.

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    Book Guys

    Mr. Wisniewski discussed how he prepared to illustrate children’s Books, revealing his secret of illustration in which he puts a shadow around figures to give them a three dimensional…

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