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The Center for the Book sponsors and supports a variety of projects and themes throughout the year, including:

Books & Beyond: public talks at the Library of Congress by authors of recently-published books of special relevance to the collections or programs of the Library.

Letters About Literature: a national reading and writing promotion program for children and young adults. More than 40 affiliated state centers participate.

Mother Goose Programs: a family science and literature project developed by the Vermont Center for the Book.

Read More About It!: brief reading lists for adults and young people about topics presented on television and radio, in exhibitions, and in digitized Library of Congress collections.

River of Words: an international environmental poetry and art contest for young people designed to increase awareness and understanding of the natural world.

Telling America's Stories: a continuing Library of Congress national reading promotion theme that emphasizes how stories connect people to the world of books and reading. First Lady Laura Bush is Honorary Chair.

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