M. Lynne Squires, an award-winning author, primarily writes creative non-fiction. Her memoir "Letters to My Son – Reflections of Urban Appalachia at Mid-Century" is a different perspective of Appalachian living during the mid-20th century years. It is a fascinating glimpse into perhaps the most mislabeled population in America – Urban Appalachians. Her recently released book "Mid-Century Meals and Memories" features recipes for dishes and libations that were popular mid-century. It also revisits trends in music, literature, architecture, and more. She will sell her books after the event. This event is sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Advisory Board.
CABIN READS PRESENTS: A book reading and origami craft time with DORI KLEBER Author of MORE-IGAMI Picture Book (Age 4-8) More-igami tells the story of Joey, a boy who loves all things folded. When a classmate's mother makes an origami crane, Joey is determined to master the ancient art. He practices and practices -- sometimes on things that others in his family would prefer be left unfolded -- until his mother demands that he stop. Can he find a way to hone his craft, and maybe find a friend who shares his passion? KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW ". . . encourages patience, practice, and sharing creativity, and finishes with a simple origami lesson for readers to try. A gem." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION (JLG has selected More-igami to be sent to its member school and public libraries in 2016. Each year, JLG reviews more than 3,000 books and selects fewer than 800 for its collection. Over 95 percent of the titles JLG selects go on to win awards and/or favorable reviews.) "A title for all collections..." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "It’s a quiet but effective reminder of the value of practice." PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY MORE-IGAMI. Text copyright © 2016 by Dori Kleber. Illustrations copyright © 2015 by G. Brian Karas. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.