Film, Video Jacqueline Woodson: 2018 National Book Festival

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Title
Jacqueline Woodson: 2018 National Book Festival
Summary
Jacqueline Woodson launches her new books "The Day You Begin" and "Harbor Me" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
September 01, 2018
Notes
-  Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress.
-  Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times best-selling memoir "Brown Girl Dreaming," which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor, the NAACP Image Award and a Sibert Honor. In 2015, Woodson was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Her recent adult book, "Another Brooklyn," was a National Book Award finalist. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Woodson is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2018-2019. In March 2018, Penguin Young Readers will celebrated the 20th anniversary of Woodson's "If You Come Softly" with a special edition of the beloved story of star-crossed love between a black teenage boy and his Jewish classmate. "Harbor Me" (Nancy Paulsen), a middle grade novel, and "The Day You Begin" (Nancy Paulsen) are her newest books.
Related Resources
National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
Running Time
24 minutes 17 seconds
Language
English
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