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Sunday, October 20 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday Story Time

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Bring the whole family to this exciting session featuring new picture books--read for you by their creators themselves! Artist EB Goodale recently won a Massachusetts Book Award for her earlier collaboration with Julia Denos, Windows; now she's here to present their new project, Here & Now, a beautifully illustrated meditation on mindfulness we could all benefit from. Author and illustrator Oge Mora, who received Caldecott Honors for her first book, Thank You, Omu!, will read from her new book, Saturday, which celebrates a mother and daughter’s special day together—even when things don’t go perfectly. Debut author Gloria Respress-Churchwell will introduce us to a real-life character with a courageous story: Chester Pierce, Harvard’s first black football player. She tells his story in Follow Chester! And finally, Raúl Gonzales III will take us on a trip to a bustling mercado packed with lively and unexpected details, in ¡Vamos!: Let’s Go to the Market. BPL Grove Hall Branch librarian Angela Bonds will host this fun series of story times for kids and their grownups.

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Angela Bonds

Angela Bonds is a children’s librarian at the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library. She has worked for the Boston Public Library as a librarian, a library assistant, and a shelver. She enjoys sharing books with kids and teens.

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Oge Mora

Oge Mora is a Caldecott Honor writer, painter, and Caldecott Honoree who lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Her first picture book, Thank You Omu!, is about a community who forms around one lady’s famous stew, and her most recent release, Saturday, follows a mother and daughter... Read More →
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Raúl Gonzalez

Raúl Gonzalez the Third is an award-winning illustrator, author, and artist living in Boston. His work centers on the contemporary Mexican American experience and his memories of growing up in El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Gonzalez is well-known for his Lowriders graphic... Read More →
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Gloria Respress-Churchwell

Gloria Respress-Churchwell is a children’s author, documentarian, and both a fiction and nonfiction writer. Her documentary and fictional history of Robert Churchwell, the “Jackie Robinson of Journalism,” is now on permanent display at the Smithsonian National Museum of African... Read More →
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E.B. Goodale

E. B. Goodale is a designer, printmaker, and illustrator with a strong background in stationery. Windows, written by Julia Denos, was her debut picture book, which received an Ezra Jack Keats honor for illustration and was an ALSC Notable book for 2018. Her second picture book with... Read More →

Sunday October 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Roxbury Innovation Center Multipurpose Room 2300 Washington St, Boston, MA, 02119