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The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage)

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1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201
(503) 222-2031

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November 2019

Finding Freedom: Searching & Identity


November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

Three stories about the struggle to figure out who you are; well, to start to sort of figure it out, at least. Michelle Ruiz Keil’s All of Us with Wings features Xochi, seventeen and alone in San Francisco, having run away…

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Star-Crossed: Love & Friendship


November 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

First love is often downright Shakespearean, as the love-lorn characters in these three books discover. From falling for your sworn enemy, to being torn apart, contending with tradition, love triangles, and more. From Faith Erin Hicks, Comics Will Break Your Heart…

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Last Chance: Endings & Beginnings


November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

Two heartwarming, joyful contemporary YA novels about that last chance: the last night, the last summer. In Pumpkinheads, written by Rainbow Rowell and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks, Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends, working together at a Nebraskan…

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High Stakes: Rebellion & Resistance


November 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

Young women find themselves in precarious situations, and must decide whether or not to take the risk to step up to the fight—whether against an active shooter, a corrupt regime, or the high school principal—in these three novels. In April…

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Dark Magic: Folklore & Fantasy


November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Old Church (Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

Unexpected connections, unexplained power, and secrets unearthed in three fantastical novels that delve into various folklore and myth. In The Candle and the Flame, Nafiza Azad introduces Fatima, a messenger living in the fantastical Silk Road city of Noor, where…

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