KIRBY LARSON, DEAR AMERICA: THE FENCES BETWEEN US

Sat, 01/22/2011 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

1200 11th St
98225-7015 Bellingham
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Newbery Honor author and Washington resident Kirby Larson brings us the first new Dear America diary in years, The Fences Between Us, set in the Pacific Northwest, taking readers through the attack on Pearl Harbor, the start of World War II, and the Japanese internment camps.

Kirby Larson is the acclaimed author of the 2007 Newbery Honor Book, Hattie Big Sky as well as the award-winning picture book, The Magic Kerchief and Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival. Her latest book, The Fences Between Us, was the first book in the re-launch of the beloved Dear America series. A frequent speaker, Kirby has presented at more than 200 schools, workshops, and seminars. Kirby lives in Kenmore, Washington with her husband. When she's not reading, writing, or teaching, Kirby enjoys gardening, bird watching, traveling, or drinking lattes with friends.

Books: 

Dear America: The Fences Between Us Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545224185
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - September 2010

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316053181
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 2009

Hattie Big Sky Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385735957
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling Books - December 23rd, 2008

Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780802797544
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Walker & Company - August 5th, 2008