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...illustrated by Jon Van Zyle. (University of Alaska Press, July 2014)This collaboration between longtime children's book author Jonathan London and well-known Alaska illustrator Jon Van Zyle includes notes about otter biology and habitat along...
In the stacks: New memoirs and biographies

...just come on in to any branch and take your pick of paper-wrapped Book Dates ? maybe you'll find a new favorite book, author, or genre. Rate your Date to enter into a pool for a prize drawing in March.For information about upcoming programs...
Vic Fischer to present this week's Sound and Motion

...brought him here. Fischer was born May 4, 1924, in Berlin. His father was Louis Fischer, noted U.S. journalist and book author, and his mother, Markoosha, was a Russian teacher, translator, social worker and writer. The family, which included...
Jean Rogers' 'sense of delight'

...was a highly active and visible member of the arts community.Closer in, she was familiar to many as a children's book author, one who made first-hand connections with her readers through frequent visits to local schools and libraries. Kids...
Author Ross McIntyre to give presentation Monday

Author and canoeist O. Ross McIntyre will be in Juneau to give a visual presentation on his book, "Paddle Beads," at the Douglas Library on Monday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m. This event will be co-hosted by the Juneau Public Libraries and Hearthside Books.
Alaska's King Island Christmas going "over the mountain" and across the pond extraordinary undertaking that involved almost every villager, one Munoz later told her friend and children's book author Jean Rogers about after moving to Juneau.Rogers was so taken by the story she adapted it changed the timing from fall...
UAS' 'One Campus, One Book' author visits Juneau

In her 24 years as a science fiction-fantasy author, Kansas native Kij Johnson has written precisely one short story set in Alaska.
Featured book author speaks at UAS

Canadian wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer, author of the book "Being Caribou: Five Months on Foot with an Arctic Herd," spoke about his experiences adventuring through nature Friday night at the final lecture of the Evening at Egan Series for 2012.
In the Stacks: new picture books

...illustrated by Jen Corace. Rosenthal's quirky way of squinting at life has made her one of my favorite picture book authors (see: Duck! Rabbit! and It's Not Fair!). In her world, chores divided by everyone equals family and popcorn plus...

Late summer nights in front of the computer in her Fairbanks home, kindergarten teacher and children's book author Chérie Stihler finds that her family's pet ferret and her monitor's Microsoft help-prompt provide her only solace. "Writing...
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