632Sep 21, 1998
Children's Story Hour: Viking History
375Apr 7, 1999
Young People's Poetry Readings
In a presentation on children’s poetry, fifth grade students each read two original poems. They were followed by adult poets who talked about children’s poetry and read their own ...
287Mar 11, 1999
Book Discussion on A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson
Mr. Adler discussed his book A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson, published by Holiday House. The book contains drawings about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson.
274Nov 18, 2012
James Patterson on Reading
Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair ...
246Aug 8, 2009
Book Discussion on The Further Adventures of a Lucky Dog
Dirk Wales talked about his book The Further Adventures of a Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot (Great Plains Press; September 15, 2009). Owney was a stray dog who became an unofficial ...
228Jun 16, 2006
Book Discussion on My Senator and Me
Senator Edward Kennedy talked about his children’s book, My Senator and Me: A Dog’s-Eye View of Washington, D.C., published by Scholastic Inc. Senator Kennedy was joined by ...
185May 27, 1999
Book Discussion on My Bridges of Hope
Ms. Bitton-Jackson talked about her autobiography, My Bridges of Hope: Searching for Life and Love After Auschwitz, published by Simon & Schuster. This book begins in 1945, ...
173Sep 17, 2008
Book Discussion on We The People
Lynne Cheney talked about her book, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution (Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing; September 9, 2008). Her latest children’s book is about ...
160Feb 3, 1999
Book Discussion on Dear Socks, Dear Buddy
Mrs. Clinton talked about her book Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets, published by Simon and Schuster. Mrs. Clinton announced that proceeds from the sale ...
143Aug 13, 2005
Book Discussion on A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot
Dirk Wales talked about his children’s book A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot, published by Great Plains Press. Owney became the rail mascot for the U.S. Post Office after ...
107Jan 12, 1999
Book Discussion on Atlas for Young Explorers
Cartographers and children talked about maps, geography, and the National Geographic Society’s Atlas for Young Explorers.
101Oct 17, 1998
Book Discussion on The Little Bugler
Mr. Styple discussed his book, [The Little Bugler: The True Story of
a Twelve-Year-Old Boy in the Civil War], published by Belle Grove. The book describes the life
of Gustav ...
85Sep 18, 1999
Book Discussion on Nightmare Hour
Mr. Stine spoke to young readers about his writings and read excerpts from his new book Nightmare Hour. Mr. Stine has been named the most popular children’s book author in ...
80Jan 15, 1999
Book Discussion on Annushka's Voyage
Ms. Tarbescu discussed her book Annushka’s Voyage, published by Clarion books. The book tells of the journey of two young sisters as they travel from Russia to join their ...
71Sep 26, 1998
Book Discussion on Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard?
Mr. Christian discussed his book, Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard? The World’s Most Fascinating Fossils, Rocks, and Minerals, published by John Wiley and Sons. The ...
68Sep 26, 1998
Book Discussion on This Land Is Your Land
Ms. Jakobsen talked with children about how she painted the pictures for the book, This Land Is Your Land, which is about the song of the same name. The book describes the different ...
66Mar 11, 1999
Book Discussion on A Picture Book of John F. Kennedy
Mr. Adler read from his book A Picture Book of John F. Kennedy, published by Holiday House. He talked about his research for the book and how he decides what to include in the book.
51Sep 24, 1999
Book Discussion on We Goddesses
Ms. Orgel will talk about her book We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera published by DK Publishing. The book is a first-person narrative, written from the perspective of the three ...
51Feb 10, 1999
Book Discussion on Tibet Through the Red Box
Mr. Sis discussed his book, Tibet: Through the Red Box. The book is a journal written by Mr. Sis' father, who taught film making in Tibet in the 1950s. Mr. Sis added the ...
49Nov 5, 1998
Book Discussion on One Giant Leap
Mr. Brown talked about One Giant Leap: The Story of Neil Armstrong, a picture-book about Armstrong’s childhood and journey to the moon.
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