When Barnes & Noble passed on her idea for a book about children’s authors Berta and Elmer Hader, Roseburg’s Joy Rich decided to quit looking for a publisher. “I said, ‘We’ll show them. We’ll do it ourselves,’” she said. Rich, 91, dedicated herself late in life to preserving her famous aunt and uncle’s legacy, which she worried was in danger of becoming lost to history. Now she and three friends are ready to release an elegant and lovingly edited anthology of the work of the Caldecott-winning authors of “The Big Snow.” Tonight, Rich and her co-authors host the formal release …
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