Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Children's Green Stage
    Saturday, September 1
    2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Christopher Paul Curtis was awarded both a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his debut book, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963,” and won the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award for his second book, “Bud, Not Buddy.” Curtis is also the author of the Golden Kite Award-winning “Bucking the Sarge,” as well as “The Mighty Miss Malone,” and three books in “The Buxton Chronicles”: the Newbery Honor book “Elijah of Buxton,” “The Madman of Piney Woods” and his latest book, “The Journey of Little Charlie” (Scholastic).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Christopher Paul Curtis

Photo by Daniel Syphax Harris