Film, Video Finding Their Voices: 2019 National Book Festival

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Title
Finding Their Voices: 2019 National Book Festival
Summary
Mitali Perkins discussed "Forward Me Back to You" and Misa Sugiura discussed "This Time Will Be Different" at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
August 31, 2019
Notes
-  Mitali Perkins has written many novels for young readers, including "Rickshaw Girl," a New York Public Library Top 100 Book; "Bamboo People," an American Library Association Top 10 Young Adult novel; and "You Bring the Distant Near," which was a Walter Honor Book, a National Book Award nominee and received six starred reviews. Perkins was born in India and has lived in Bangladesh, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon and Ghana. Her new book is "Forward Me Back to You."
-  Misa Sugiura's ancestors include a poet, a priestess, a samurai and a stowaway. She grew up in Northfield, Illinois, and went to college on the East Coast. She lived in Japan for three years before moving to the Silicon Valley and becoming a high school English teacher. She is the author of the award-winning "It;s Not Like It;s a Secret" and her new book, "This Time Will Be Different."
Running Time
40 minutes, 41 seconds
Language
English
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