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Friday, September 11, 2015

15th Annual National Book Festival

We were honored to be able to participate at the Library of Congress National Book Festival again this year. This was the festival's 15th year! The festival took place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. There were thousands of readers in attendance and we had quite a busy day. We had a great time representing Mississippi in the Pavilion of the States and got to meet thousands (yes, thousands) of young readers. Here's a photo of us at our booth before the day got started.

We came armed with several boxes full of fun, free literary stuff like books, buttons, bookmarks, and word games to give away.You see that book standing up on the right hand side of our table? That's The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch by Chris Barton (mentioned in a previous blog post here). Each year, every state is asked to pick a children's or young adult title that was written by someone from their state or set in their state. The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch was our featured title this year. We got tons of questions about it and got to be a small part of introducing some young readers to John Roy Lynch's amazing life story. We had a great time and can't wait to go back next year. Want to read more about the festival? Check out the Library of Congress National Book Festival Blog.

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