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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Event Preview: Family Read Night: Poems to Learn by Heart with Caroline Kennedy


Join us at 7:00 p.m. on April 3, 2013, at St. Louis County Library--Headquarters when Caroline Kennedy will participate in the St. Louis County Library's Family Read Night with her new poetry compilation, Poems to Learn by Heart.

Poems to Learn by Heart is a companion to the New York Times bestselling A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children and includes over 100 poems selected by Caroline to speak to people of all ages and experiences.  Inside, you'll find sections on family, school, nature, war and even nonsense, leaving something for everyone and every situation.  The collections are illustrated with paintings by Jon J. Muth (who will not be present).

Copies of Caroline's books--which also include She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems, Profiles in Courage for Our Time, A Patriot's Handbook: Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love and The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis--will be available for purchase and signing.  If you can't make it to the event, call Left Bank Books at 314-367-6731, ext. 1, to order signed, personalized copies.

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