|2016_DC_NBF_Shaped_160924||38||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- A Book That Shaped Me Contest / Letters About Literature|
A Book That Shaped Me Contest
"A Book That Shaped Me” is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region. Top winners...
|2019_08_31E5_NBF_Bowen||4||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2019 -- Fred Bowen|
Fred Bowen launches his new book "Speed Demon" (Peachtree). (Partially reviewed)
|2014_MD_GBF_Bowen_140517||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Fred Bowen (KidsPost Sports Columnist)|
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" (Peachtree Publishers), is about the important lessons...
|2015_MD_GBF_Bowen_150516||2||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Fred Bowen ("Double Reverse")|
Fred Bowen: Double Reverse:
Fred Bowen is the author of 20 action-packed books for kids, including his most recent, "Double Reverse." He also has written a weekly sports column for kids in The Washington Post since 2000. Fred holds a degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania and a law...
|2016_MD_GBF_Reception_160520||243||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2016) -- Author Reception|
|2016_MD_GBF_Bowen_160521||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2016) -- Fred Bowen ("Out of Bounds")|
Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who loved to read. Now he is the author of 21 action-packed chapter books for kids, including his most recent, “Out of Bounds.” He has written the weekly sports column for kids in The Washington Post since 2000.
Bowen has been a guest author at hundreds of...
|2017_MD_GBF_Reception_170519||251||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Author Reception|
Among those authors shown here are (pretty much in sequence) Jud Ashman, Chris Van Dusen, Alex George, Christine Kendall, Jessica B. Harris, Salina Yoon, Phil Bildner, Kim Alexander, Todd Moss, Alison Wilgus, Penelope Bagieu, Booki Vivat, Dave Roman, Christina Kovac, Erin Teagan, Jen Swann Downey,...
|2017_MD_GBF_Sports_170520||21||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Sports: Fred Bowen and Phil Bildner|
(6) Sports: Fred Bowen and Phil Bildner
Genre: CH Speaking: 3:15 Location: JH
Fred Bowen is the author of 22 action-packed books for kids. He also has written a weekly sports column for kids in The Washington Post since 2000.
“Rookie of the Year”
|2017_MD_GBF_W4Children_170520||20||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Workshops for Children|
WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN. Photographed here are:
Dave Roman and Alexis Frederick-Frost: Comics Character Team Up
Join author Dave Roman ("Astronaut Academy," "Teen Boat") and Alexis Frederick-Frost ("Adventures in Cartooning") for an interactive workshop that’s all about developing unique characters...
|2018_MD_GBF_Reception_180518||262||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Author Reception|
|2018_MD_GBF_Bowen_180519||4||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Fred Bowen|
Trey is overjoyed when his lucky charm helps him make the travel team, but will his luck hold out? He's not sure until his uncle reminds him of grandmother's favorite saying: "The harder you work, the luckier you get."
Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who...
|2019_05_17_GBF_Reception||299||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Author Reception|
Lots of folks here including: Jud Ashman ,Fred Bowen, Dave Roman, Jonathan Roth, Russell Ginns, Randon Noble, Wade Hudson, Cheryl Hudson, Maya Motayne, Julie Langsdoft, Andrea Bartz, Jannifer Yacovissi, Garrett Peck, James Swanson, Minh Le, Alan Gratz, Jackie Craven, Randon Noble, Susan Tan, Ellen... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K6_GBF_Long||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jessica Long (In conversation with Fred Bowen)|
Jessica Long, Fred Bowen -- Jessica Long discusses her memoir, "Unsinkable," an inspirational and heartwarming story of becoming a Paralympic swimming champion.
Latest Title: Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion
Jessica Long, a 13x Paralympic Swimming... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A4_GBF_W4Children||44||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Workshops for Children|
Writing Workshops for Children
Let’s Create Fabulous Fishes!
Presented by: Susan Stockdale
Author/illustrator Susan Stockdale will read her picture book, Fabulous Fishes. She will then guide children in exploring different fish shapes, colors and patterns to create their own fish using oil pastels... (Partially reviewed)
|2014_DC_NPC_Bookfair_141118||105||NPC -- 37th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2014)|
The 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night in partnership with P&P
Politics & Prose is proud to partner with the National Press Club for a night of pols, pundits and prose in the National Press Club Ballroom. Come meet authors Maureen Corrigan, Senator James Webb, Misty Copeland,...
|2016_DC_Smith_160706||48||Politics & Prose -- Jean Edward Smith ("Bush")|
Jean Edward Smith: Bush:
When George W. Bush decided to invade Iraq, Smith shows in this comprehensive look at the forty-third president, he relied on his deep sense of foreign policy as a battle of good vs evil, and this religious sense of mission outweighed any advice he got from his national...
|2015_DC_Art_of_RT_150109||106||Politics & Prose -- Nick Galifianakis, Gene Weingarten, and David Apatoff ("Art of Richard Thompson")|
Nick Galifianakis, Gene Weingarten,and David Apatoff - The Art of Richard Thompson
Named the Outstanding Cartoonist of 2010 by the National Cartoonists Society, Richard Thompson is best known for his syndicated series, Cul de Sac. But his work encompasses much more, and in this colorful career...
|2019_09_12D2_Johnston||154||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"|
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance.
Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington Secre... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_11A1_NPHarris||205||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Neil Patrick Harris ("The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third")|
NBF Presents: Neil Patrick Harris | The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third
Join us for the kick-off event of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents series for an exciting evening of magic and moderated conversation with award-winning actor and author Neil Patrick Harris as he celebrates... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_14A1_SPX_Other||195||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2019) -- Other (Saturday)|
Folks shown here include Randy Tischler, Sheena Wolf, Sara Duke, R.M. Rhodes, Dustin Harbin, Karen Green, Michael Cavna, Mike Rhode, Eddie Campbell, Jamie Noguchi, David Crispino, Mike Riley, Jordan Clark, Keith Knight, Rick Banning, Rikke Villadsen, Kate Lacour, R. Sikoryak, Lenora Yerkes, Ted Rall... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_04E1_Munroe||132||Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Randall Munroe ("How To")|
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends
Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_26A1_Van_Ness||262||Sixth & I -- Jonathan Van Ness ("Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love") w/Mara Keisling|
Jonathan Van Ness In Conversation with Mara Keisling
Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey. The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy.
Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netfli... (Partially reviewed)