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It’s Okay to Read

Children’s author/illustrator Todd Parr will be the guest speaker at the 37th Mary Calletto Rife Youth Literature Seminar this year. Parr is the author of many wonderful children’s titles; his whimsical artwork is distinctive, and always makes me smile. His books have positive, reassuring messages about diversity, self-confidence, and acceptance. One of my favorites is It’s Okay to Be Different....


Youth Literature Seminar »

Kalamazoo Public Library’s 37th annual Mary Calletto Rife Youth Literature Seminar features bestselling author and illustrator Todd Parr and others.

Friday, November 14, 2014 | Learn more...