Another good reason to come to the book festival is the headliner speaker. The Festival is hosting Dr. Perri Klass as the headliner at 6:30 pm in the Chemistry Auditorium #1800 on N. University. Admission is $5. Information from the book festival director is below.
Perri Klass, M.D., F.A.A.P. is the Reach Out and Read National Center Medical Director. She is a professor of journalism and pediatrics at Early Childhood Cognitive Summits and the Global Literacy Summit at the invitation of First Lady Laura Bush and is currently a member of the National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council at the , and a member of the Health Literacy Project Advisory Committee of the . Klass received her M.D. from Harvard University and completed her training in pediatrics at , and in at Boston City Hospital. She writes the "18 and Under" column for the New York Times., where she works in the clinic at Bellevue Hospital. Klass participated in the
She is the author of Quirky Kids, Treatment Kind and Fair, and novels and short stories.
Here is a link to the Book Festival website with all of the details:
Thanks very much,
Exec. Director, AABF