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Children’s Book Release Celebration

May 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Reading Public Library 64 Middlesex Avenue Reading, MA 01867

Meet the authors and their service dog, the illustrator, and learn more about people living with physical disabilities doing remarkable things as they celebrate the release of their new picture book Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship, published by Candlewick Press.  Come celebrate this real-life, Boston-based story as Jessica Kensky, Patrick Downes and illustrator Scott Magoon talk about their inspiration, and meet ASPCA dog of the year Rescue! Reading’s Understanding Disabilities organization leads a conversation on compassion and how people with physical disabilities are doing remarkable things.  Books available for purchase at post-event book signing.



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