Plan to join us for the annual
Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week Celebration

Find out more about this year's celebration.

November 9 – November 15, 2020


Why am i me


Why am I me?


Author and illustrator Selina Alko will join us on Zoom to talk about her book Why am I Me? Each family will receive a copy of the book, and it will be pre-signed by the author.


Online Event Dates

Tuesday, November 10 at 6:00 p.m.
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Friday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m.
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Saturday, November 14 at 1:00 p.m.
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Each family will still receive a copy of the book, and it will be pre-signed by the author.

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About the Author

Selina Alko

It is no wonder that award-winning writer-illustrator Selina Alko now spends her days melding words and mixed-media art to convey stories of hope and inspiration—as well as an alternative viewpoint. Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia with a Turkish father who spoke seven languages and taught painting, and a mother who worked in the family’s century-old metal recycling business, she was surrounded by the melody of words and stories from different places, and varied visual possibilities.

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