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Words & Pictures

Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.

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Words & Pictures

Lectures are held at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall in Oakland.

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Jewell Parker Rhodes

October 6, 2019  Free RADical Days 
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Grace Lin

November 3, 2019
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Jim Rugg

January 23, 2020
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Dan Gemeinhart

February 2, 2020
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Linda Sue Park

March 1, 2020
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Jarrett J. Krosoczka

March 12, 2020
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One step at a time, one day at a time, just today, just this day to get through.”

Linda Sue Park, A Long Walk to Water

Words & Pictures is generously supported by the following foundations, schools, and organizations:

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Upcoming Lectures

Marilyn Nelson & Sonia Sanchez

NOV 14

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Madeline Miller

NOV 11

Douglas Cooper

NOV 21

Headshot of author Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan

NOV 25