Sunday, August 5, 2012

A Golden Kite for Candace Fleming

Candace Fleming gets her 2012 Golden Kite statuette for "Amelia Lost: The Life And Disappearance Of Amelia Earhart"

"I have been blessed to be part of this community for 17 years."

Candace shares the story of how she knew Amelia being lost was a story she had to tell, the personal connection to her and her insight into what makes a book.

She's regaling us with some of the challenges she faced writing this non-fiction book, how she overcame them, and her goal to:

"Give readers a story that doesn't just show them their world, but shows them what their world can be."

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