Award-winning author, illustrator speak today
Providence Journal , RI
Oct 17 2004
PROVIDENCE — Award-winning author David Kherdian and his wife,
award-winning illustrator Nonny Hogrogian, will visit St. Sahag and
St. Mesrob Armenian Church, 70 Jefferson St., today at 1 p.m. for
a reading of their books, a question-and-answer session, and a book
Kherdian is the author and editor of more than 60 books, and his book
The Road From Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl won the Newberry
Honor Book Award, the Jane Addams Peace Award, the Boston Globe/Horn
Book Award and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was nominated for
the American Book Award. Kherdian was also editor of Ararat Magazine.
Hogrogian has illustrated over 50 books, and is a two-time Caldecott
medal winner for the books Always Room for One More (1966) and One
Fine Day (1972).
The couple will read from the books Finding My Name (Hogrogian’s
memoir), The Song of the Stork and Other Early and Ancient Armenian
Songs (translated by Kherdian), and Letters to My Father (written
Refreshmemts will be served.