Library Michaela Goode book Aug 6

100 Breakfasts & Books!

Sitka Author - Library Special Porgram

Date & Time

August 6, 2022

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Venue(s)

Sitka Public Library

Event Cost

Free for youth 0-18

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Our communities are strongest when we work together and invest in what matters most.

Join Sitka Public Library & Sitka Conservation Society, with support from Hames Corporation, for a free distribution to Sitka youth of 100 breakfasts and 100 copies of Berry Song, plus a reading by local author, illustrator and Caldecott-award winner Michaela Goade.

Youth ages 0-18 are invited to come by Sitka Public Library on Saturday, August 6th at 11am to pick up a to-go breakfast and this beautiful and educational story. Quantities will be distributed first come, first served.

Michaela’s new book Berry Song is a joyous celebration of the connections between people and the land and foods that sustains us all. Published in 2022,

“Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade’s first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration of the land she knows well and the powerful wisdom of elders. On an island at the edge of a wide, wild sea, a girl and her grandmother gather gifts from the earth.” ~ Good Reads. Goade, who lives in in Sheet’ká (Sitka), Alaska, a magical island on the edge of a wide, wild sea,” won the Caldecott prize for her illustrations of 2021’s “We Are All Water Protectors.” Read more about her at https://www.michaelagoade.com/about

For more information call the library at (907) 747-4022 or e-mail Maite at maite.lorente@cityofsitka.org