My Speech and Slideshow at BookExpo America Children's Breakfast 2010

If you weren't there, BookExpo Cast has the 2010 Children's Breakfast at Book Expo America in entirety, including the other two speakers, Cory Doctorow and Richard Peck, and the Master of Ceremonies, Sarah Ferguson, but here's just my speech in two parts:






One note — they cut my white doves! Right after describing how angry I felt when I saw the grandson of the man who commandeered our ancestral property, I shared about how two white doves landed on the house. It was a clear symbol of forgiveness and peace that changed my heart, but somehow the video crew blipped through that redemptive moment. Oh, well. Here's the slideshow I showed:


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