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Archive: April 2020 (23 Posts)

Dark-haired woman in a gray top, holding a stack of twelve books while she looks down at more books. Several people are behind her

Best of the National Book Festival: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, 2018

Posted by: Anne Holmes

Our ongoing celebration of the Library of Congress National Book Festival continues with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussing her books for young readers, "Turning Pages: My Life Story" and "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor," at the 2018 Festival. This post includes prompts for writing and thinking that young readers, families and teachers can use to explore the author and the author’s work—recommended for ages 7-14.

Dark-haired woman in a gray top, holding a stack of twelve books while she looks down at more books. Several people are behind her

Best of the National Book Festival: R.J. Palacio, 2019

Posted by: Anne Holmes

Our ongoing celebration of the Library of Congress National Book Festival continues with children’s author R.J. Palacio discussing her picture book "We're All Wonders" on the Children’s Stage at the 2019 Festival. This post includes prompts for writing and thinking that young readers, families and teachers can use to explore the author and the author’s work—recommended for ages 7-14.