Friday, October 24, 2008

In Case You Missed It!

Watch the
Library of Congress National Book Festival Webcast of
Katherine Paterson,

Steven Kellogg,
Jon Scieszka,

and special guest
Lynda Johnson Robb

Reading from
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out!

If you could not attend the Library of Congress National Book Festival, you can still see and listen to the NCBLA's Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out presentation on a LOC webcast!

Katherine Paterson and Steven Kellogg, NCBLA Vice-Presidents ; Jon Scieszka, the Library of Congress Children's Book Ambassador; Mary Brigid Barrett, NCBLA President ; and special surprise guest, the former First Lady of Virginia and RIF uber-advocate, Lynda Johnson Robb read from their contributions to the NCBLA's new book Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out at the LOC National Book Festival. We were delighted that LOC's Center for the Book director, the amazing John Cole, introduced our presentation and only regret that he did not have a chance to read from his contribution to Our White House--his delightful essay about First Lady Laura Bush founding of the National Book Festival.

We invite you to view the LOC Book Festival webcast at:

You may also want to check out the LOC Book Festival's Young Reader Tool Kit. The Tool Kit offers suggestions from authors and illustrators to help young people become better readers, writers, and artists!

Katherine Paterson at:

Steven Kellog at:

Jon Scieszka at:

Mary Brigid Barrett at:

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