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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: Ghost by Jason Reynolds. Read by the author. Also, check out Hoopla and Tumble Book Library on the Library's website for other books to enjoy.   

VIDEO: Jason Reynolds: "Write. Right. Rite.": Create an award for yourself.

ACTIVITY: Make an award for yourself as Jason Reynolds challenges you to. Be creative, caring and considerate of yourself in the process.

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

Win free copies of books by Mo Willems and Stink! Hamlet and Cheese by Megan McDonald, these are two of the authors speaking at the National Book Festival! To enter, CLICK HERE to fill out the prize drawing form between September 15-27. One entry per person. The winner will be contacted with pickup details.