TITLE: Raina Telgemeier: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Raina Telgemeier
EVENT DATE: 09/23/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
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Raina Telgemeier appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Critically acclaimed comics artist Raina Telgemeier grew up in San Francisco, then moved to New York City, where she earned an illustration degree at the School of Visual Arts. She is the creator of "Smile," a graphic memoir based on her childhood, which was a New York Times best-seller and winner of the Will Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens. Telgemeier also adapted and illustrated the graphic novel versions of Ann M. Martin's "The Baby-Sitters Club" books, which were selected for Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth list. Telgemeier co-wrote "X-Men: Misfits," which was a New York Times best-seller, and her latest graphic novel is "Drama."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012