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Children’s Literature Finalists at Green Bean Books

Join the five Oregon Book Award finalists for the Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award, presented by Green Bean Books on Independent Bookstore Day. ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE Judges: Nikki McClure, Eliot Schrefer, Wendy Wahman Deborah Hopkinson of West Linn, Butterflies Belong Here (Chronicle Books) Jody J. Little of Portland, Worse Than Weird (Harper Collins Children’s Books) Susan Hill Long of Portland, Josie Bloom and the Emergency of Life (Paula Wiseman Books, Simon & Schuster) Jenn Reese of Portland, A Game of Fox and Squirrels (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Macmillan) Elizabeth Rusch of Portland, Mario and the Hole in the Sky: How a Chemist Saved Our Planet (Charlesbridge) Deborah Hopkinson is the award-winning author of more than sixty books for young readers…

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Covid-19 Story Time with Pediatrician Dr. Beth Links Torwekar

Next Virtual Event! Dr. Beth Links Torwekar Reads JULIE AND THE EVIL QUEEN An Educational Story just for kids about Covid-19! We will post a Facebook Page Link on Tuesday, June 2nd at 11am. Hear this amazing new book written by a local pediatrician to help kids deal with the pandemic!

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Award Acceptance for Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis

Congratulations to Portland graphic novelist Dylan Meconis for her PNBA Award win! You can read her winner’s essay here: https://nwbooklovers.org/2020/01/17/new-worlds-an-essay-by-2020-pnba-award-winner-dylan-meconis/ Watch her speech for Queen of the Sea, available now in paperback, on Wednesday, May 20th at 4pm!

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Virtual Story Time with Nikki McClure

Throwing it back to better days when Nikki McClure read her latest picture book What Will These Hands Make? And thinking ahead to brighter days when she’ll read to us- virtually!- her book, Mama, Is It Summer Yet? Join us Tuesday, May 19th at 11am right here on our Facebook page!

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Green Bean Books Presents Author Thomas Lennon at T.C. O’Leary’s

Green Bean Books is thrilled to host actor and author Thomas Lennon as he reads from his latest middle grade novel, Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death, at T.C. O’Leary’s during spring break on Friday, March 27th at 4pm. Best known for his hilarious role as Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Reno 911!, Tom has also written laugh-out-loud books for kids including Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles. His New York Times bestselling series set in Ireland and featuring lots of adventure and intrigue continues with Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death. This off-site event will be held at the delightful family pub T.C. O’Leary’s located at 2926 NE Alberta St. They’ll be offering free potato skin chips and lemonade for…

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Elizabeth Rusch Story Time!

Join us for a special story time with author Elizabeth Rusch! She will be sharing her new book, Mario and the Hole in the Sky. Kids will also get to do a fun activity after the reading!

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Graphic Novel Release Party with Mike Lawrence!

Join us for a graphic novel release party with local sensation, Mike Lawrence! He will be sharing the third book in his Star Scout series, The Invasion of the Scuttlebots! Get a signed copy while you are here!

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My Shape is Sam Story Time with Amanda Jackson

Author Amanda Jackson will be at Green Bean Books to share her picture book My Shape is Sam on Saturday, September 28th at 1pm What’s it like to be a square peg in a round hole? Sam wants to do more than what other Squares do in this sweet story about defying outward expectations. A signing will follow the reading!

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Graphic Novel Event with Aron Nels Steinke

Local graphic novelist Aron Nels Steinke returns to Green Bean Books for the third installment of his entertaining Mr. Wolf’s Class series on Sunday, September 22nd at 11am! In Lucky Stars, the kids get stumped trying to come up with interesting things for their personal narrative assignment, get into a bike accident, and try to get along with one another during recess.

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Pirate (and Potty!) Story Time with Dawn Prochovnic

Celebrate Talk like a Pirate Day with us as we welcome local author Dawn Prochovnic on Thursday, September 19th at 3:30pm. Dawn will lead a lively, interactive story time and pirate party to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day and the pre-launch of one of her latest books, Where Does a Pirate Go Potty? For pirate enthusiasts and potty humorists of all ages! Her previous book in the series, Where Does a Cowgirl Go Potty?, will also be available at this event. Signing and questions will follow the story time.

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