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Strange Places: Middle Grade Novels

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When:November 9, 2019 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm


Oregon Historical Society (Tim & Mary Boyle Stage)
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

Stories featuring characters trapped in strange lands: an alien warlord cat exiled from his home planet to Earth, and a young girl who steps through a portal to a strange world in seach of her mother. In Emily Chenoweth’s new installment of Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat, The Space Dog Cometh, Klawde—a cat who is an emperor from another planet exiled to Earth, and Raj Banerjee’s best friend—must face a new challenger sent to Earth to settle the intergalactic score: a dog; meanwhile, Raj faces his own out-of-town visitor; his grandmother. Rivka Galchen’s Rat Rule 79 introduces a young girl, Fred, goes searching for her mother and finds herself in the Land of Impossibility, a loopily illogical place where time is outlawed and words carry dire consequences. Moderated by Lanel Jackson of Multnomah County Library.

Attendees 17 years of age and younger and/or with valid high school ID enjoy free admission. Advance Portland Book Festival passes available now.