{ subscribe_url:'/share/sites/library-of-congress-blogs/national-book-festival.php' }

Kate DiCamillo, Jason Reynolds, Meg Medina, Derrick Barnes, Tahereh Mafi and Traci Chee in Teens and Children’s Lineup

This year’s National Book Festival will include an extraordinary lineup of authors for children, teens and kids of all ages – all featured in videos on demand accessible from the start of the festival, which runs Sept. 17-26.

Five children’s authors and five teen authors will also participate in live, online Q&A events Sept. 25 and 26. Access to all children’s and teens content will begin on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. ET at loc.gov/bookfest. The theme of this year’s festival, “Open a Book, Open the World,” will be the starting point for many conversations with authors, often discussing how their own books open up new worlds for their readers.

A learning guide for teachers and students to engage with the Festival is also available.

 

Add a Comment

This blog is governed by the general rules of respectful civil discourse. You are fully responsible for everything that you post. The content of all comments is released into the public domain unless clearly stated otherwise. The Library of Congress does not control the content posted. Nevertheless, the Library of Congress may monitor any user-generated content as it chooses and reserves the right to remove content for any reason whatever, without consent. Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in removed comments. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove a user's privilege to post content on the Library site. Read our Comment and Posting Policy.

Required fields are indicated with an * asterisk.