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October 30, 2014

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Pictures of the Week: Bookworms Unite at the Brooklyn Book Festival

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Book lovers of all ages came out in droves to the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday, September 22. The largest free literary event in New York City, it showcased a diverse group of authors and illustrators who live or work in the borough. Meg Cabot, Gene Luen Yang, and Lauren Myracle were just a few of the acclaimed and bestselling children’s books creators that were present.

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At the Comics Quick Draw! program, award-winning graphic novelists (l. to r.) Gene Luen Yang (Boxers & Saints), Raina Telgemeier (Drama), and Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Platypus Police Squad: the Frog who Croaked) faced off in a fast-paced drawing competition. Photos by Nancy Mercado.

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Audience members cheer on and their favorite artists during the Quick Draw! program.

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Panelists from the Dazzling Heroines was moderated by editor (l. to r.)  Ben Rosenthal, and included authors Catherine Jinks (How to Catch a Bogle), Sheila Turnage (Three Times Lucky), and Jasper Fforde (The Song of the Quarkbeast).

 

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In The Secret Lives of Girls panel, New York Times-bestselling authors (l. to r.) Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries), Sharon M. Draper (Panic), and Lauren Myracle (The Infinite Moment of Us) discussed the ups and downs of girlhood

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  1. Nice shots! Additional photos and video from the Brooklyn Book Festival 2013 may also be found here: http://aalbc.com/blog/index.php/2013/09/22/brooklyn-book-festival-2013/