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After garnering international fame as a singer, five Grammy Awards and nearly 60 charted hits, music legend Dionne Warwick says she is still reaching for her dream. She reveals why she wrote a children’s book instead of an autobiography of her life; discusses her global humanitarian efforts; and explains the genesis of her mantra: If you can think it, you can do it.
International music legend Dionne Warwick has added children's author to her long list of accomplishments. Her status as both a musical icon and humanitarian is legendary. With her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she works tirelessly with various organizations dedicated to empowering and inspiring others. Her book, "Say a Little Prayer" (Running Press, September 2008), is a picture book that encourages kids to find their own talent in life and embrace it. She will appear in the Children's pavilion.
About the 2008 National Book Festival
The 2008 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by First Lady Laura Bush was held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.