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    Great Reads from Great Places: Central I (Young Readers) Introduced by Suzanne Walker, Director of the Indiana Center for the Book, this video features Baptiste and Miranda Paul, authors of "Peace" (chosen by the Wisconsin Center for the Book); Clayton Anderson, author of "Letters from Space" (chosen by the Nebraska Center for the Book); Carol Boston Weatherford, author of "R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul" (chosen by the Michigan Center for the...
    • Contributor: Paul, Baptiste - Paul, Miranda - Wohnoutka, Mike - Boozer, Don - Weatherford, Carol Boston - Larochelle, David - Subisak, Tracy - Anderson, Clayton - Walker, Suzanne
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Central I (Books for Teens) Introduced by Suzanne Walker, Director of the Indiana Center for the Book, this video features Joelle Charbonneau, author of "Verify" (chosen by the Illinois Center for the Book); and Leah Johnson, author of "You Should See Me In A Crown" (chosen by the Indiana Center for the Book), responding to a series of questions about their work and how it fits into the theme...
    • Contributor: Charbonneau, Joelle - Johnson, Leah - Walker, Suzanne
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Xander Harcourt Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Harcourt, Xander
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Tamara Rorie Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Rorie, Tamara
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Western Region I Western Region I features Sara Peté, director of the Washington Center for the Book, in conversation with Cindy Lou Aillaud, author of "Recess at 20 Below" (chosen by the Alaska Center for the Book); Gayle Forman, author of "Frankie and Bug" (chosen by the California Center for the Book); Greg Bowman and Alan Suemori, authors of "Leilani: Blessed and Grateful" (chosen by the Hawaii...
    • Contributor: Aillaud, Cindy Lou - Higley, Danielle - Oh, Axie - Pet&eacute, Sara - Forman, Gayle - Higuera, Donna Barba - Suemori, Alan - Bowman, Greg
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Central Region II (Books for Young Readers) Introduction by Michael Pearce, director of the Alabama Center for the Book, and featuring Karen M. Greenwald, author of "A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor" (chosen by Kansas Center for the Book); Brittany J. Thurman, author of "Fly" (chosen by Kentucky Center for the Book); Gayle Webre, author of "When I Was an Alligator" (chosen by Louisiana Center for the Book); Dan...
    • Contributor: Burkhardt, Dan and Connie - Llanos, Mariana - Greenwald, Karen M. - Pearce, Michael - Thurman, Brittany J. - Webre, Gayle
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Jennifer Evers Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Evers, Jennifer
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Stories from Eastern States Great Reads from Great Places: Stories from Eastern States features Rocco Staino, director of the Empire State Center for the Book, in conversation with Lisa Rose, author of "The Singer & the Scientist" (chosen by the New Jersey Center for the Book); Mary Wagley Copp, author and Munir D. Mohammed, illustrator of "Wherever I Go" (chosen by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Centers for...
    • Contributor: Staino, Rocco - Hirsch, Rebecca E. - Bruchac, Joseph - Mohammed, Munir D. - Copp, Mary Wagley - Rose, Lisa
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Eastern Region I (Stories Bring Us Together) This video features Lizz Sinclair, of Maine's Center for the Book, in conversation with authors and illustrators of books selected by 4 states from the Eastern region, including: Lizzy Rockwell, author & illustrator of "All-Together Quilt" (chosen by the Connecticut Center for the Book); Marek Bennett, cartoonist and co-editor of "The Most Costly Journey" (El Viaje Mas Caro): Stories of Migrant Farmworkers in Vermont...
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Lizzy - Bennett, Marek - Minter, Daniel - Sinclair, Lizz
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Sasha Dowdy Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Dowdy, Sasha
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Central II (Books for Teens) Introduction by Michael Pearce, director of the Alabama Center for the Book, and featuring Charles Waters and Irene Latham, author of "African Town" (chosen by Alabama Center for the Book); Ayana Gray, author of "Beasts of Prey" (chosen by Arkansas Center for the Book); Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of "Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Tell It" (chosen by Mississippi Center for the Book);...
    • Contributor: Pinkney, Andrea Davis - Watts, Julia - Latham, Irene - Gray, Ayana - Pearce, Michael - Waters, Charles
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Amal Morsey Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Morsey, Amal
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: Jarrod MacNeil Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Macneil, Jarrod - Robertson, Drew
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Eastern Region II Roadmap To Reading: Great Reads from Great Places: Region II-East, which includes states and territories from the Allegheny Plateau, and the misty Blue Ridge Mountains, to the azure blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Our speakers were invited by the Affiliate Centers for the Book from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virginia, the US Virgin Islands, and Virginia. Joe Davich, director...
    • Contributor: McDaniel, Breanna J. - O'Connor, Barbara - Aldamuy Denise, Anika - Liu, Sylvia - Monroe, Mary Alice - Weatherford, Carole Boston - Bryan, Angela Golden - Davich, Joe
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Western II (Author Stories) Great Reads from Great Places: Western Region II features Lucas Fralick, coordinator of the Wyoming Center for the Book, in conversation with Dusti Bowling, author of "Across the Desert" (chosen by the Arizona Center for the Book); Gregory Barrington, author of "Cow Boy Is Not a Cowboy" (chosen by the Colorado Center for the Book); Anna Harber Freeman and Barbara Gonzales, authors of "Shaped...
    • Contributor: Barrington, Gregory - Heidicke, Christian McKay - Fralick, Lucas - Browne, Meghan P. - Rogers, Tyler - Freeman, Anna Harber - Bowling, Dusti - Gonzales, Barbara - Lyon, Julia
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Western II (Untold Stories) Great Reads from Great Places: Western Region II features Jennifer Widman, director of the South Dakota Center for the Book, in conversation with Kali Fajardo-Anstine, author of "Woman of Light: A Novel" (chosen by the Colorado Center for the Book); Sarah Vogel, author of "The Farmer's Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm" (chosen by the North Dakota...
    • Contributor: Fajardo-Anstine, Kali - Vogel, Sarah - Estes, Nick - Bailey, Jonathan T. - Widman, Jennifer
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Library Unbound: John Cole Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Reyes, Cesar - Cole, John
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Jason Reynolds Talks About His Latest Books We all want to be seen, to say "yes, that's exactly how it is"! Jason Reyonlds is here to give us all that and more in his new poetry and art smash-up "Ain't Burned All the Bright." The Library's National Ambassador for Young People's Literature talks with Monica Valentine and Gabrielle Maitra.
    • Contributor: Maitra, Gabrielle - Valentine, Monica - Reynolds, Jason
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Love Me Like a Love Song with Ebony LaDelle and David Valdes "Boy, you played through my mind like a symphony," a wise woman has sung. We continue the wisdom by making music-romance connections. Ebony La Delle's "Love Radio" gives a teen DJ love doctor three dates to connect with an ambitious author-to-be, and David Valdes' "Spin Me Right Round" sends a gay teen back in time to save a closeted classmate's life. Celia Roskin moderates.
    • Contributor: Roskin, Celia - Ladelle, Ebony - Valdes, David
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: What Happens Next in Sequelland? with Victoria Aveyard, Namina Forna and Chloe Gong The worst thing about a good fantasy? The inevitable end. These authors are our heroes for expanding their worlds. A realm on the edge of destruction in "Blade Breaker" by Victoria Aveyard; West Africa-inspired Otera in "Merciless Ones" by Namina Forna; and a monstrous version of 20s Shanghai in "Our Violent Ends" by Chloe Gong are explored with moderators Austin Ferraro and Ava Luo.
    • Contributor: Aveyard, Victoria - Gong, Chloe - Ferraro, Austin - Forna, Namina - Luo, Ava
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Rage Against the System with Samira Ahmed and Sabaa Tahir Many teens face racism, financial challenges, and family dysfunctioN - but all of them fight for truth, hope, and control of their lives. Samira Ahmed, author of "Hollow Fires" and Sabaa Tahir, author of "All My Rage" discuss these conflicts and the resilience possessed by the characters in their stories with moderators Sasa Aakil and Nandini Kotamurthy.
    • Contributor: Tahir, Sabaa - Ahmed, Samira
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Meet Me in the Winner's Circle with Donna Barba Higuera, Darcie Little Badger and Malinda Lo A storyteller in space, a cotton-mouth between worlds, and two women fighting for love and citizenship: Each of these characters share the prestige of starring in an award-winning book. Donna Barba Higuera, author of "The Last Quentista;" Darcie Little Badger, author of "A Snake Falls to Earth;" and Malinda Lo, author of "Last Night at the Telegraph Club" in conversation with Dhonielle Clayton.
    • Contributor: Badger, Darcie Little - Higuera, Donna Barba - Lo, Malinda - Clayton, Dhonielle
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: You're Such a Nightmare with Tiffany D. Jackson and Ryan La Sala Move over, Carrie and Heathers: We've ramped it up with Maddie Washington and The Honeys. In "The Weight of Blood," Tiffany D. Jackson exposes racism and bullying in a Georgia high school, culminating in a hair-raising prom night, and in "The Honeys," Ryan La Sala exposes the rot behind the glittering group of popular girls in a dark academia setting. Moderated by Sasha Dowdy.
    • Contributor: La Sala, Ryan - Jackson, Tiffany D. - Dowdy, Sasha
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Magic to Haunt You: Innovative Storytelling with R.M. Romero and Rose Szabo R.M. Romero's "The Ghosts of Rose Hill" channels the spirit of myth into an original tale inspired by her experiences restoring Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe. Moderated by Meg Metcalf.
    • Contributor: Metcalf, Meg - Romero, R.M.
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    2022 National Book Festival: Lying Runs in the Family with E. Lockhart When your family's life is nothing but a tangle of secrets, all you might ask is: How did I get here? In this talk, E. Lockhart traces the roots of the mysterious Sinclair family in her book "Family of Liars," prequel to the massively bestselling "We Were Liars" and dive into the decades-long secrets that endlessly haunt them. Moderated by Kahîn Mohammad.
    • Contributor: Lockhart, E. - Mohammad, Kahîn
    • Date: 2022-09-03