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November 2020

Saturday

Nov 7

Middle Grade Portland Book Festival

Scholastic GraphixCon

Sat, November 7 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Celebrate fifteen years of Scholastic's Graphix imprint with superstar authors and artists! Hear more about how they write their books and create the art.

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Saturday

Nov 7

Christine Kendall and Renee Watson
Middle Grade Portland Book Festival

Black Girl Magic: Christine Kendall & Renée Watson

Sat, November 7 from 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm PST

Young Black girls navigate changing worlds and find their voices in these wonderful new middle grade books. Moderated by Justice Adrienne Nelson.

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Monday

Nov 9

Naomi Shihab Nye and Susan Leslie Moore
Middle Grade Poetry Portland Book Festival

Everything Comes Next: Naomi Shihab Nye & Susan Leslie Moore

Mon, November 9 from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm PST

Naomi Shihab Nye, the current Young People's Poet Laureate, discusses her new book, which collects her most popular and accessible poems from the past forty years.

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Thursday

Nov 12

Middle Grade Portland Book Festival

Land of the Cranes: Aida Salazar on OPB

Thu, November 12 from 3:40 pm - 4:20 pm PST

A heartbreaking story in verse of those subjected to unimaginable cruelty, yet who still find the hope to dream and carry on.

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Saturday

Nov 14

Bethany C. Morrow and Tehlor Kay Mejia or Anna-Marie McLemore
Middle Grade Portland Book Festival

Middle Grade Mystery: Preeti Chhibber, Maia & Alex Shibutani

Sat, November 14 from 10:30 am - 11:15 am PST

The beginning of two great middle grade series! It's time to team up at the Avengers Institute and the Tokyo Olympics... Moderated by Heidi Schulz.

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Saturday

Nov 14

Nnedi Okorafor and David A. Robertson
Middle Grade Portland Book Festival

Middle Grade Mythology: Nnedi Okorafor & David A. Robertson

Sat, November 14 from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm PST

Mythology infuses these middle-grade fantasy stories, the beginnings of exciting new series from acclaimed writers. Moderated by Kate Ristau.

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Thursday

Nov 19

Veronica Chambers and Alexis Coe
Middle Grade Nonfiction Portland Book Festival

Making History: Veronica Chambers & Alexis Coe

Thu, November 19 from 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm PST

Two books which shed new light on history—and the present—by revealing often untold stories and reexamining some of our foundational "truths."

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