FOCAL      Friends of Children and Literature

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Previous Events

September 29, 2018

Our Author program featured
Andrea J. Loney, Alexis O'Neill, and Ann Whiteford Paul

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November 7, 2015

Our Author program featured
Cecil Castellucci
author of
Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure



July 11, 2015

Our Author program featured
Joan Bransfield Graham
explaining what you do
when you CAN’T stop writing poems!


Science Day

April 11, 2015

We celebrated Science Day at the Mark Taper and at the Central Library.

Science Day Photos Here

Science Day

April 4, 2015

Saturdays at Central Author Programs:
The Earth is Our Home with Special Guest,
Author Caroline Arnold

We kicked off Super Science Month
with stories and more about our favorite planet,
plus a special presentation from Caroline Arnold,
award-winning author of over 150 books!



H. Joseph Hopkins



December 6, 2014

Focal Award Luncheon honoring H. Joseph Hopkins, author of TREE LADY.

More information about the annual Award Luncheon is available in our Winter, 2015 Newsletter.  Winning essays and links to photos are included there.