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Moses discusses the disappearance of family traditions in the home and reads from her newest book, "The Baptism" (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2007).
Shelia P. Moses is a poet, author, playwright and producer. The ninth of 10 children, Moses writes about family life in a North Carolina rural town. She is a Coretta Scott King Honor winner and a National Book Award finalist. Her books have been nominated as the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults. Moses will appear in the Teens & Children's Pavilion.
About the 2007 National Book Festival
The 2007 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by First Lady Laura Bush was held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.