The New Jersey Center for the Book at the National Book Festival, 2012

The New Jersey Center for the Book participated in the Library of Congress/ National Book Festival on the great Mall in Washington, D.C. on September 22, 2012.
The exhibit that the New Jersey Center for the Book brought to Washington featured the book Jazz by Walter Dean Myers, a prominent New Jersey author who was selected this year by the Library of Congress as its National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Myers, a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and two Newbery Honor Awards served as the national youth ambassador for a two-year term.

National Book Festival