Tips for families for making the most of the 2020 National Book Festival.
In this post, we share materials from the Library’s collections that relate to the Timely Topic Threads featured in this year’s National Book Festival, in order to explore the meaning of “ingenuity.”
Remembering September 11 with presentation from the 2009 National Book Festival by author Carmen Agra Deedy and her collaborator Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah, sharing the story of a heartfelt offer of aid to America from an unexpected source after the September 11 attacks.
Program Specialist Sasha Dowdy shares a preview of her conversation with author Kwame Mbalia for the National Book Festival. Mbalia’s appearance will be available as an on-demand video beginning Friday, September 25.
Reflections on John Lewis’s messages to children during his 2015 visit to the Library’s Young Readers Center and through his graphic novel March.
The role of mothers and their daughters in leadership of the suffrage movement and book suggestions for reading about the suffrage movement with kids and teens.
Read across the Library’s collections with this post, which includes suggested books from past National Book Festivals and this year’s event,and a “Read Across the Library” bingo-style game board.
Question prompts and activity suggestions for classic kids books that have been digitized and made available on the Library’s website.
There is a right book out there for every kid. It may seem challenging to find just the right book, but don’t worry – this blog post will not only give you tools to find great books for your child, you will also find ideas on taking that spark of curiosity inspired by a book […]
August 2, 2020 would have been author James Baldwin’s 96th birthday. This blog post explores materials available on the Library of Congress’ website that relate to Baldwin’s life, legacy, as well as some of his thoughts and commentary on young people in America.