SPRING LUNCHEON

The 2017 Spring Authors’ Luncheon is scheduled for April 29th, 2017 at the Ventana Room Student Union, University of Arizona. More details to follow.

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Libraries, Ltd. Spring Authors’ Luncheon was held on April 30th, 2016, in the Student Union at the University of Arizona. Authors in attendance , pictured below, are all previous winners of the Judy Goddard Award for Children’ s or Young Adult Literature.

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Award-winning authors, left to right: Debby Buchanan, Ken Buchanan,  Brooke Bessesen, Conrad Storad, Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford, Joan Sandin, Robin Brande, Marge Pellegrino, Barbara Gowan, Guy Porfirio.

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Registration, exhibits, and display of Judy Goddard Award-winning books.

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Libraries, Ltd. Board Members in attendance.  left to right: Marsie Habib, Barbara Salazar, Elena D’Autremont, Toby Smitt, Susan Sullivan, Marilyn Ludwig, Susie Simmons, Jan Anderson.

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Ken and Debby Buchanan talk about collaboration in the writing of their books.

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Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford displays her latest book, Mi Tata’s Remedies.

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Barbara Gowan describes her work in the Lake Titicaca Literacy Project, sharing books with children in the floating islands of Peru.

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Joan Sandin talks about her 1981 book, The Long Way to a New Land.  The government of Sweden is reprinting this book, to help refugee children who are currently resettling in Sweden.

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Authors, members, and guests enjoy socializing and book browsing following the luncheon.

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