Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Washington: 1,2,3, Salish Sea Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Derek Kilmer of Washington reads "1,2,3, Salish Sea: A Pacific Northwest Counting Book." This is followed by an interview with Nikki McClure, the...
    • Contributor: Kilmer, Derek - Peté, Sara - McClure, Nikki
    • Date: 2022-02-11
  • Film, Video
    Illinois: Iggy Peck, Architect Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Sean Casten of Illinois reads from "Iggy Peck, Architect" by Andrea Beaty.
    • Contributor: Beaty, Andrea - Matheis, Bonnie - Casten, Rep. Sean
    • Date: 2021-11-17
  • Film, Video
    Illinois - Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Robin Kelly of Illinois reads from "Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" by Suzanne Slade and Illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Rep. Robin - Slade, Suzanne - Matheis, Bonnie - A. Cabrera, Cozbi
    • Date: 2021-11-17
  • Film, Video
    Georgia: This Is the Dream Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia reads from "This Is the Dream" by Diane Shore and Jessica Alexander. Joe Davich, Head of the Georgia Center...
    • Contributor: Shore, Diane - Alexander, Jessica - Davich, Joe - McBath, Rep. Lucy
    • Date: 2021-10-22
  • Film, Video
    The State of Minnesota: Boo Boo Bear Mission: The True Story of a Teddy Bear's Adventures in Iraq Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Pete Stauber of Minnesota reads from "Boo Boo Bear Mission: The True Story of a Teddy Bear's Adventures in Iraq" by Mary Linda...
    • Contributor: Sather, Mary Linda - Hopkins, Alayne - Stauber, Pete
    • Date: 2021-07-30
  • Film, Video
    Minnesota: It's Milking Time Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota's 6th Congressional District reads from "It's Milking Time" by Phyllis Alsdurf. Alayne Hopkins, director of programs and services at...
    • Contributor: Emmer, Rep. Tom - Alsdurf, Phyllis - Hopkins, Alayne
    • Date: 2021-06-29
  • Film, Video
    Rhode Island: Layla's Happiness Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island reads from "Layla's Happiness" by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie. Kate Lentz, director of the Rhode Island Center for the...
    • Contributor: Lentz, Kate - Reed, Sen. Jack - Ekere Tallie, Mariahadessa
    • Date: 2021-06-29
  • Film, Video
    Louisiana: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana reads from "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" by William Joyce. Jim Davis, director of the Louisiana...
    • Contributor: Joyce, William - Davis, Jim - Cassidy, Sen. Bill
    • Date: 2021-06-29
  • Film, Video
    Pennsylvania: The Other Side Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon of Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District reads from Jacqueline Woodson's "The Other Side," illustrated by E.B. Lewis. Karla Schmit, head of...
    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline - Scanlon, Mary Gay - Schmit, Karla
    • Date: 2021-05-26
  • Film, Video
    Ohio: American Moonshot Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book Affiliate. Rep. Bob Latta of Ohio's 5th Congressional District reads from Douglas Brinkley's "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race." Don...
    • Contributor: Latta, Rep. Bob - Brinkley, Douglas - Boozer, Don
    • Date: 2021-03-10
  • Film, Video
    Arkansas: Lucky to Live in Arkansas Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. French Hill of Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District reads from Kate Jerome's "Lucky to Live in Arkansas." Jerome talks with Jennifer Chilcoat and Ruth...
    • Contributor: Hyatt, Ruth - Jerome, Kate B. - Hill, Rep. French - Chilcoat, Jennifer
    • Date: 2021-03-10
  • Film, Video
    Maine: The Circus Ship Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine's 1st Congressional District reads from "The Circus Ship" by Chris Van Dusen." Hayden Anderson, executive director of the Maine...
    • Contributor: Pingree, Rep. Chellie - Anderson, Hayden - Van Dusen, Chris
    • Date: 2021-03-10