Gaithersburg
Book Festival
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May 19, 2018 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
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Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 19, 2018 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
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Tag Archives for children’s

Q&A with Valerie and Lisa Martin

Lisa and Valerie Martin are co-authors of the children’s book, “Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea.” Lisa has published in Ladybug Magazine, and has written several collections of children’s poetry. She has worked as an educator and children’s poet and currently resides in Charlottesville, Va. Orange Prize-winner Valerie is also the author of eight acclaimed
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Q&A with Children’s Author Jacqueline West

Jacqueline West is the author of the award-winning middle grade series The Books of Elsewhere. The latest in the series is “The Books of Elsewhere, Volume Four: The Strangers.” The first book in the series, “The Shadows,” garnered starred reviews, several state award nominations and a spot on the New York Times Bestsellers List. Jacqueline’s
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Live in the Children’s Village… the Penny Theater Puppet Show

by Karen O’Keefe The Penny Theater puppet show is coming! The Penny Theater puppet show is coming! This year’s festival-goers – both children and the adults who tag along with them — are in for a treat. If you live near the Quince Orchard Public Library in North Potomac and have any friends with preschool
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Q&A with Children’s Author Fred Bowen

Fred Bowen writes the weekly KidsPost sports column in The Washington Post and is the author of 17 books of sports fiction (ages 8+) and a picture book biography of Red Sox legend Ted Williams titled “No Easy Way.” His latest book, “Perfect Game,” is about the important lessons sports can teach: how to play
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Q&A with Children’s Author Tom Angleberger

Tom Angleberger is the author of the bestselling Origami Yoda series. His next book in the series, “Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!” is due out in March 2014. If you could ask another author (living or dead) one question, what would it be and what author would you ask it of? Easy. Dickens, re: Edwin
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Did You Know We’re Part of Children’s Book Week?

It’s true. This year, we’re an official Children’s Book Week event. What does that mean for you? It means we were able to recruit children’s authors like the beloved Walter Dean Myers, who is the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. It means great giveaways, including a limited edition Children’s Book Week poster for
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Q&A with Sheila Turnage

Sheila Turnage’s first novel for children, “Three Times Lucky,” is a Newbery Honor Award winner. She has written nonfiction for adults, “Haunted Inns of the Southeast” and “Compass American Guides: North Carolina,” and one picture book, “Trout the Magnificent,” illustrated by Janet Stevens. Sheila is from eastern North Carolina.       What are the
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Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide To Mother’s Day

I love my mom so much. She’s the best mom in the whole world. Except when she asks me to do crazy things, like make my bed and empty the dishwasher and do my homework. That can get annoying. But otherwise, she’s a really great person and mom. So, in honor of Claire Jackson, I
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Q&A with Karen Leggett Abouraya

Karen Leggett Abouraya, author of “Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books,” is an award-winning journalist and former news program host on WMAL Radio. A past president of the Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C., her reviews of children’s books and other articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, International Educator
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Q&A with Author-Illustrator Duo Diane Kidd and Margaret A. Weitekamp

Illustrator Diane Kidd and Margaret A. Weitekamp, Ph.D., a space history curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, have collaborated on the children’s book, “Pluto’s Secret: An Icy World’s Tale of Discovery.” Diane has a B.F.A. in fine arts from Pratt Institute in New York and an M.S.Ed. in early childhood and museum
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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is one of the nation's premier literary events, featuring talks and signings by some of the world's top authors, writing workshops, children's activities and performances, literary exhibitors, book sales, music, food, and fun for everyone!
Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
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