Author Visits

Tue, Apr 13th 10:00am
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This is a bilingual event; translation will be available in Spanish. Join us for a virtual chat with award winning illustrator John Parra! He has received the Pura Belpré Honors award for “Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos” and “Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors” and the Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration for “Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans.” Join us for the event on Zoom: https://kennewicksd.zoom.us/j/84310706074?pwd=Tkh1RGNtcmZtaFpLVjR1Ym40Y0pZQT09 Special thanks to Coordinated Care Health for sponsoring Mid-Columbia Reads Jr. and to our partners at Kennewick School District Migrant Program.  
Thu, Apr 22nd 10:00am
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Join us for a virtual chat with author Hena Khan! She has authored several books including “Amina’s Voice,” “It’s Ramadan, Curious George,” and “Under My Hijab.” Join us for the event on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85900043405 Special thanks to Coordinated Care Health for sponsoring Mid-Columbia Reads Jr.
Wed, Jul 28th 2:00pm
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Join us for a virtual chat with multi-Latin Grammy Award winner Lucky Diaz! He will discuss his debut children's book, "Paletero Man," illustrated by Micah Player. This book is a truly refreshing take of determination, kindness, ice pops - and the true meaning of being part of a community.  Watch the event live on Zoom.