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15,000 New Books on the National Mall, Plus Celebrities, Cabinet Secretaries and Cute Kids

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On Saturday, volunteers from across the country joined First Book on the National Mall in Washington DC to celebrate President Obama’s National Day of Service by providing 15,000 brand-new books to DC-area children from low-income families. Click here to see

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Book Distributions, Books & Reading, First Book Events, First Book Partners, KPMG, Virtual Book Drives, Volunteers

Reading in the Rain

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The National Book Festival was held at the National Mall this past Saturday, September 26, 2009. The festival, now in its ninth year, has all of the tools needed to celebrate the magic of reading. Despite the cloudy and wet

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Books & Reading