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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: Hairs/Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros. Also, check out Hoopla and Tumble Book Library on the Library's website for other books to enjoy.

VIDEO: Hair Types – Armagan Citak.

ACTIVITY: What is the color and length of each of your family members hair?  Is their hair straight, curly, or wavy? Is their hair different or do some family members have the same type of hair?  Does your hair look more like your moms, dads, siblings or maybe another relative?

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.