books

Thousands of children receive free books

Medford, Ore., — Hundreds of children are going home with twenty new books today, thanks to a local organization. Medford’s chapter of the Oregon School Employees Association reached out to “First Book” – a national non profit organization dedicated to overcoming illiteracy. …

Author Beverly Cleary turns 100

New York, N.Y. – Beloved children’s author and Oregon native Beverly Cleary celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday. As Cleary reflected on her Oregon childhood that inspired many of her characters in children’s books that sold millions, she told NBC New York, …