Do you want to read books about our Willamette River bridges? Are you an aspiring Bridge Pedaler? Do you have a third grader going to a Portland Public School? Are the bridges part of your daily commute? Or do you just absolutely love Portland's bridges for their own sake? Architecture! History! Engineering! And Beauty! These are some of Multnomah County Library's picks of the best bridge books out there.
Best bilingual picture books for kids to enjoy the wonderful world of Latino culture! Some of these titles are fully bilingual, others are written in English with generous amounts of Spanish sprinkled over the text. Read, laugh, learn Español!
For many caregivers, helping a friend or family member through the last days of life is part of the job. The task is challenging, and it is normal to feel unprepared. Emotional, spiritual, and practical needs all require our attention--and a level of expertise we may not feel we possess. Thankfully, many wise and experienced guides are available to help. This booklist includes some excellent resources; for more, please ask your librarian.
Renée Watson grew up in Portland, Oregon, and currently lives in New York City. She returns to her hometown on Nov. 7 for Wordstock . She is the author of This Side of Home , which was nominated for...