TITLE: Carmen Agra Deedy: Bookfest 02
SPEAKER: Carmen Agra Deedy
EVENT DATE: 10/12/2002
RUNNING TIME: 7 minutes
Carmen Agra Deedy in a presentation at the 2002 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Carmen Deedy was born in Havana, Cuba, emigrated to the United States with her family in 1963 during the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution, and grew up in Decatur, Ga. She has authored six children's books and her most recent, "The Yellow Star," has won more than a dozen awards including the 2001 Christopher Award and the 2001 Jane Addams Peace Association Honor Book Award. She lives in Atlanta.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2002