Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh:
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Description of Pictures: Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh -- Two stories about Malala Yousafzai, who was left with life threatening injuries after being attacked on an Afghanistan school bus. She spoke up and is now a spokesperson for educational rights for all children. In 2014 she was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Karen Leggett Abouraya
Latest Title: Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words
Karen Leggett Abouraya grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and worked as a broadcast journalist on WMAL Radio in Washington, D.C., for many years. She published “Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books” in 2012, an award-winning picture book illustrated by Susan L. Roth that tells the story of Egyptian protesters who held hands around the great library in Alexandria, Egypt, to protect it from vandals. In 2019, Karen celebrates Lee and Low’s publication of a new edition of “Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words,” highlighting the young Pakistani’s ongoing advocacy for girls’ education around the world.
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KLJW_190518_18.JPG: Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh
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2017_MD_GBF_1TN_170520 Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- First-Time Novelists: Jenni L. Walsh, Orly Konig and Adriana Arrington
2019 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts (Boston, Stockbridge, and Springfield) to experience rain in another state,
Asheville, NC to visit Dad and his wife Dixie,
four trips to New York City (including the United Nations, Flushing, and the New York Comic-Con), and
my 14th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con (including sites in Utah).
Number of photos taken this year: about 582,000.