Friday, June 3, 2005

Room to Read Boston Event- Libby Koponen and Children Helping Children at Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA)

Time: Sunday, June 12, 2005 3:00 PM
Place: Porter Square Books (www.portersquarebooks.com)
Address: 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140


Join author Libby Koponen for an interactive discussion about Blow Out The Moon, her award-winning children’s book about the adventures an American girl who attends an English boarding school. Libby, who is a popular guest speaker at local elementary schools. Her presentations delight children and engage their imagination. Blow Out The Moon is the winner of the 2005 Massachusetts Honor Book Award for “outstanding achievement in children’s literature.” It was also chosen as one of the “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2004” by the New York Public Library.

There will also be a short presentation about the “children helping children” Read-a-Thon program sponsored by Room to Read.

Room to Read is an award-winning non-profit organization that has built over 1,550 libraries and 113 schools. Its mission is to help eradicate illiteracy across the developing world. Room to Read currently serves the following countries: Cambodia, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and Laos.

For more information about Room to Read, please visit www.roomtoread.org.
For more information concerning the "Libby Koponen and Children Helping Children at Porter Square Books" event, please call 617-764-1145
(ask for Jamie)

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