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Carmen was excited to take part in Kwame Alexander’s Picture Book Week

May 4, 2020

Thank you, Kwame Alexander, for inviting me to be a part of Picture Book Week! Martina & Perez are thrilled, too! Here is the reading on Facebook: MARTINA THE BEAUTIFUL COCKROACHRead…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda reads El Gallo que no se Callaba! (The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!) by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

May 4, 2020

True to its mission of promoting children’s authors, as well as literature and literacy, the Kerlan Children’s Literature Research Collections, which is housed in a library on the University of…

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The Collaborative Summer Library Program makes Carmen Agra Deedy their 2020 Summer Reading Champion

May 4, 2020

The Collaborative Summer Library Program is an organization that promotes reading and library use nationwide. Public libraries in the U.S. use each year’s theme (and related support materials) to promote summer reading. THIS…

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Smithsonian Libraries Announces Two Advisory Board Appointments

Jan 14, 2020

The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents voted Oct. 21 to appoint Carmen Agra Deedy and Brandon Neal to the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board in 2020. They will join 17 community…

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