The 2009 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, will be held this Saturday, September 26, on the National Mall between 7th and 14th streets from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The festival is free!
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Scores of authors, illustrators and poets will be making presentations on the National Mall throughout the day in Children, Teens & Children, Fiction, Mysteries & Thrillers, History & Biography, and Poetry & Prose pavilions.
Explore the world of learning in the PBS KIDS Raising Readers pavilion. See “Elmo” and his Sesame Street friends in a live stage show; sing-along with PBS KIDS’ SteveSongs or join us for story time.
Take your picture with the cast of Super Why, “Martha” from Martha Speaks, “Leona” or “Cleo” from Between the Lions, “Duck” from WordWorld or other PBS KIDS favorites like “Curious George” and “Clifford the Big Red Dog.”