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The 2011 Kids RARI book is Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin -- a 2010 Newbery Honor book and 2011 RI Children's Book Award nominee! Grace, both an author and an illustrator, graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. Grace currently lives in Somerville, Massachusetts with her husband, Alex.
Save the Date! The 2011 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island kickoff celebration will be held at the State House on Saturday, May 14th from 12:00 - 3:00. Meet Grace, get your own, autographed copy of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (for FREE), and have lots of FUN.
Be sure to visit the blog frequently for more announcements about the kickoff celebration.