- 2 years ago
Kendall, Vibha, and Gareth with author Winifred Conkling
The largest attempted slave escape on U.S. soil happened in SouthWest Washington, DC. That's the tale in "Passenger on the Pearl." Young readers discuss the book in front of a live audience at George Mason University's Fall For the Book celebration. Writer Winifred Conkling discusses the history. Actress Lolita Marie reads from the book. Kitty Felde is host.
Celebrity reader Lolita Marie
Passenger on the Pearl - Winifred ConklingBooks recommended by Kendall, Vibha, and Gareth:Dork Diaries - Rachel Renee RussellUngifted - Gordon KormanPercy Jackson & the Olympians – Rick RiordanRecommended by Winifred ConklingBecause of Winn-Dixie – Kate DiCamilloRecommended by Lolita MarieThe Giving Tree - Shel SilversteinRecommended by our audience:Tonight on the Titanic - Mary Pope Osborne and Sal MurdoccaOh, t