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Katie O’Dell

Katie O’Dell is a librarian who has whiled away hours tucked in a good book since she first found The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton at age 3. Having served as the John Newbery Award Chair and Notable Children’s Books Chair for the American Library Association, she can’t resist a stack of picture books or middle grade novels. She loves checklists, almost every kid she’s ever met, and Multnomah County Library.

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November 2018

Fallout: Tragedy and the Aftermath


November 10 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

Stories of hope against all odds, of finding love in the ruins, of making it to the other side and fighting for what you believe in. Atia Abawi’s A Land of Permanent Goodbyes is a powerful novel of refugees escaping…

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