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Obie’s Adventures in the Berkshires

Original price was: $14.95.Current price is: $12.95.

Obie’s Adventures in the Berkshires features the adventures of a little dog named Obie who is part of an interracial gay family. Obie takes a trip from Boston to the Berkshires, where he has fun exploring Beartown Forest. He meets the most interesting new friends in the woods. With adorable illustrations, this is an endearing New England picture book highlighting that even with great adventures, there’s no place like home. Readers can share Obie’s adventures by visiting the Public Garden in Boston as well as the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, where hiking in Beartown Forest and swimming in Benedict Pond is fun for the whole family!

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Obie’s Adventures in the Berkshires features the adventures of a little dog named Obie who is part of an interracial gay family. Obie takes a trip from Boston to the Berkshires, where he has fun exploring Beartown Forest. He meets the most interesting new friends in the woods. With adorable illustrations, this is an endearing New England picture book highlighting that even with great adventures, there’s no place like home. Readers can share Obie’s adventures by visiting the Public Garden in Boston as well as the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, where hiking in Beartown Forest and swimming in Benedict Pond is fun for the whole family!

About the Authors

Susie Rich was raised in Cincinnati, OH, and has spent her career working in the social work/homelessness prevention field. Several years ago, she began to pursue her passion for writing. She has published a series of children’s books known for featuring diverse characters and protagonists of color, including The Whale, the Ocean, the Duck, and the Pond (2018), DUANE: Don’t Underestimate Any Natural Elements (2017), I Don’t Care What You Wear as Long as It’s Clean (2015), Too Much Hopscotch (2014), and How My Daddy Taught Me to Dance (2014). She has also written a number of short stories and is currently working on a novel. She resides near Boston, MA, with her husband, Douglas.

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal is one of Obie’s dads. He is an openly gay Latino immigrant with a passion for racial and social justice. He is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights, an organization that provides free legal support to people of color, immigrants, and low-income people. His legal work has been featured in publications such as the New York Times. His writing has been published by the Boston Globe, WBUR, WGBH, and Huffington Post. He resides in Boston, MA, with his husband, Seth.

 

 

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Weight1.47824 oz
Dimensions10 × 8 × .252 in

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Obie’s Adventures in the Berkshires
Original price was: $14.95.Current price is: $12.95.