A day with no crayons by Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Chad Cameron. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature, 2008. A little girl discovers all sorts of artistic possibilities when she has to go a day without crayons.
A Western Stemmed spear point found at the Paisley Caves in Oregon. Archeologists from the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and the University of Copenhagen found spearheads at the caves dating from 12,960 to 13,230 years ago, and human DNA going back even further.
My country, my right to serve : experiences of gay men and women in the military, World War II to the present by Mary Ann Humphrey. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Nonfiction, 1991. The result of hundreds of interviews and years of research, this is an oral history of gay men and women in the military, ranging over the past five decades, describing in detail the military's long-standing persecution of lesbians and gay men.
In the shadow of memory by Floyd Skloot. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2003. An intimate picture of what it is like to find oneself possessed of ravaged memory, unstable balance and wholesale changes in both cognitive and emotional powers.
When the river ran wild! : Indian traditions on the Mid-Columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation by George Aguilar. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2006. #Chinook # Warm Springs Indian Reservation
Dancing with Rose : finding life in the land of Alzheimer's by Lauren Kessler. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2008. One journalist's surprisingly hopeful in-the-trenches look at Alzheimer's, the disease that claimed her mother's life.
Not in room 204 by Shannon Riggs and Jaime Zollars. Winner, Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature, 2007. A teacher tells the children in her class to talk to an adult if they are being sexually abused.