Politics & Prose -- Kate DiCamillo ("Beverly Right Here"):
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Description of Pictures: I saw Kate in the main store after her talk across the street at St. Paul's Church. She said she prefers printed books -- she was glad that ebooks were available when necessary but she really appreciated the physical medium.
Kate DiCamillo - Beverly Right Here—at St. Paul's Church
Politics and Prose presents two-time Newbery Medalist and beloved children’s book author Kate DiCamillo in an event featuring her newest book, Beverly, Right Here. With this book, DiCamillo returns to the world first explored in Raymie Nightingale and Louisiana’s Way to focus on the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.
Prompted by the loss of her dog, Buddy, and tired of her mother’s lack of concern for her, Beverly Tapinski hitches a ride to Tamaray Beach. Life hasn’t been fair to Beverly, but fortunately, opportunities fall into place with a job in a fish restaurant and a place to stay with the elderly, quirky and kind Iola Jenkins. Gradually, Beverly’s empty feelings of insurmountable loss are replaced with hope discovered through unexpected friendships. Beverly’s story is revealed through Kate DiCamillo’s observant and tender voice in a touching, funny, and fearless conclusion to her sequence of novels about the Three Rancheros.
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2005_IL_ALA2005C American Library Association 2005 conference in Chicago, IL -- Authors
2019 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts (Boston, Stockbridge, and Springfield) to experience rain in another state,
Asheville, NC to visit Dad and his wife Dixie,
three trips to New York City (including the United Nations, Flushing, and the New York Comic-Con), and
my 14th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con (including sites in Utah).
That's it so far!
Partially Reviewed: Rough draft. I've gone through these pictures once, removing the worst ones, some duplication, etc. I usually take sequences of 4 or 5 pictures at a time and there are lots of near duplicates. I'll be doing a final review later which will cull the pictures down some. To be honest though, I'm way behind on doing final reviews.