Portland observer. (Portland, Or.) 1970-current, March 02, 2016, Page Page 8, Image 8

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March 2, 2016
Avalon Flowers
520 SW 3rd Ave., Portland,
OR 97204 • 503-796-9250
A full service flower experience
Cori Stewart--
Owner, Operator
• Birthdays • Anniversaries
• Funerals • Weddings
Arts &
Immigrant Lives and Pursuing the Dream
Everybody Reads author to take Portland stage
Open: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am til 5:30pm
Saturday 9am til 2pm.
Website: avalonflowerspdx.com
email: avalonflowers@msn.com
We Offer Wire Services
Christina Henriquez
Showdogs is a full service salon. We do
baths, all over hair cuts, tooth brushing,
nail trims, soft claws, flea treatments, mud
baths, and ear cleaning. We also have health
care and grooming products to keep your
pet clean in between visits.
Show Dogs Grooming Salon & Boutique
926 N. Lombard
Portland, OR 97217
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-7pm
Monday 10am-4pm
Yo dawg is gonna look like a show dawg
and your kitty will be pretty.
Author Cristina Henriquez will be welcomed
to Portland for the culminating event of the Mult-
nomah County Library’s Everybody Reads pro-
gram. Her latest novel, “The Book of Unknown
Americans,” explores the lives of many different
Latin American immigrants, making it a powerful
choice for this shared reading experience.
Henriquez’s novel follows two families who have
come to the United States from Mexico and Pana-
ma, as well as the experiences of men and women
who have immigrated from all over Latin America
as they pursue different versions of the American
The book was chosen as a New York Times No-
table Book of 2014, one of Amazon’s Best Books of
2014, the Daily Beast’s Novel of the Year, one of the
Washington Post’s top 50 fiction books, and an NPR
Great Read, among other accolades.
You’re invited to celebrate the power of books to
create a stronger community by attending the 2016
Everybody Reads event with Cristina Henriquez. It
will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at the
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Tickets start at just
You can pick up a copy of “The book of Un-
known Americans” at your neighborhood library.