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Special event for young adult readers!Kirby Larson shares Hattie Ever After ($16.99). After leaving Uncle Chester's homestead claim, orphan Hattie Brooks throws a lasso around a new dream, even bigger than the Montana sky. She wants to be a reporter, knowing full well that a few pieces published in the Arlington News will not suffice. Real reporters must go to Grand Places, and do Grand Things, like Hattie's hero Nellie Bly. Another girl might be stymied by this, but Hattie has faced down a hungry wolf and stood up to a mob of angry men. Nothing can squash her desire to write for a big city newspaper.After Kirby Larson heard a snippet of a story about her great-grandmother homesteading in eastern Montana, she went on to write Hattie Big Sky, selected as a 2007 Newbery Honor Book. This sequel was written in part to answer many questions readers posed about the irrepressible Hattie.
Start: 7:00 pm
Featuring Amrit's daughter, Kamini Desai The renowned Yogi Amrit Desai shares his piercing insight about the true nature of relationships in The Yoga of Relationships. This plain-English explanation of yogic teachings is peppered with humor, wisdom and personal anecdotes. Desai aspires to provide a spiritual and practical guide to gaining a clear understanding of how communication, gratitude, forgiveness, awareness and love itself play pivotal roles in creating lasting relationships.Gurudev Shri Amritji (Yogi Amrit Desai) is an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living. He has been honored both in the U.S. and abroad. Some of his distinguished titles include Doctor of Yoga, Jagadacharya (Universal Teacher), and the rare Vishwa Yoga Ratna, awarded by the President of India.