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The National Book Festival, presented by the Library of Congress, takes place online September 25 - 27. Of the 120 authors presenting, many are children's authors. You are invited to "Investigate an Author" with a read aloud, video, suggested activity and coloring sheet. Enjoy 21 days of new books and old favorites this month. 

READ ALOUD: She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton. Also, check out Hoopla and Tumble Book Library on the Library's website for other books to enjoy.

VIDEO: Women’s History Month – PBS Kids

ACTIVITY: Talk with your parents and name 3 important women in the world today. Why do you think they are important, and how do they help the world? Talk about some of the women in your family and the important and wonderful things they do for you.

COLORING PAGE: Print the attachment and decorate with crayons, paint, stickers or whatever inspires you!

Win free copies of Be You! by Peter Reynolds and New Kid by Jerry Craft, two of the authors speaking at the National Book Festival! To enter, CLICK HERE to fill out the prize drawing form between September 14-20. One entry per person. The winner will be contacted with pickup details.