TITLE: Patricia Reilly Giff: Book Fest 05
SPEAKER: Patricia Reilly Giff
EVENT DATE: 2005/09/24
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Patricia Reilly Giff at the 2005 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Patricia Reilly Giff, the author of more than 60 books for children, wanted to write from the first time she picked up a book and read as a child. She was a teacher for 20 years before writing her first book. She is the recipient of the Newbery Honor for "Pictures of Hollis Woods" and "Lily's Crossing," which is also a Boston Globe--Horn Book Honor Book. "Nory Ryan's Song" was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book. Her most recent book is "Willow Run" (Wendy Lamb/Random House, Sept. 13, 2005). She lives in Connecticut.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2005