The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy's Celebration of Reading

Authors Attend Annual Event

Erin Oppenheim. Photography David Shutts Photography, Kim Coffman, David Brown  |  Photos by David Shutts Photography
July 03, 2013
Event Date:
April 18, 2013

Hometown bibliophiles came out in droves to improve literacy. The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy held its annual Celebration of Reading at the Hobby Center. Chairmen Maria and Neil Bush and 1,800 other guests looked on as honorary Foundation chairman Barbara Bush took the stage, joined by former President George H.W. Bush. Authors Jon Meacham, Mary Neal, Mark Shriver, and Brad Thor read from their novels.