I was honored to participate in the Library of Congress' National Book Festival. Author Misa Sugiura and I were interviewed by Lee Ann Potter on the teen stage, followed by a signing. Below are a few photos along with my answer to a question from a teen in the audience about surviving growing up between cultures. Thanks to Macmillan for sending me and to the Library of Congress for inviting me.
|The day started with a Jesse Dittmar photo shoot hosted by Lily News of the Washington Post.|
|“Suffrage” has roots meaning “prayers or pleas on behalf of another.” I couldn’t help putting grateful hands on the shoulders of steadfast suffragettes who labored for us. May we persist in labora et ora for future unknown beneficiaries.|
|Misa and I were both a little nervous, but ready for fun.|
|Lee Ann Potter, Director of Educational Outreach at the Library of Congress, asked wonderful questions.|
|Here’s how I answered a teen who described her struggle with growing up between cultures.|