Write a short essay about a book that changed or expanded what you know about Africa.
Participants will receive recognition at the Children's Africana Book Awards Festival Saturday, November 8th at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.
Our Read Africa bibliographies list books evaluated and recommended by African Studies scholars.
October 9, 2014 5:30-7:30pm
Montpelier Room, Madison Building, Library of Congress 101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington DC
The College of Information Studies and the United States Library of Congress are pleased to host the 2014 lecture with guest speaker Valerie Tripp. Valerie Tripp is best known for her beloved American Girl historical fiction characters Felicity, Elizabeth, Josefina, Samantha, Nellie, Kit, Ruthie, Emily, and Molly. Ms.
Our Founding Fathers would have had a lot of difficulty "founding" a nation without the support of strong, heroic, smart women. Alongside information about their contributions to the American Revolution, each woman is personalized with interesting tidbits about their lives. This intriguing book will encourage readers to find out more about the Founding Mothers. Ten to Fourteen. Julie Dietzel-Glair
Two men best remembered for their deadly duel lived remarkably intertwined lives in military service, business dealings, and political intrigue. This short book, told in alternating sections, provides lesser known details about their parallel careers.