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Junior League authors children's book, 'Goodnight OKC'

The Junior League of Oklahoma City has produced a commemorative children’s book featuring drawings of Oklahoma City landmarks.
By Ken Raymond, Book Editor Published: May 4, 2014

The Junior League of Oklahoma City has written and illustrated a children’s book titled “Goodnight OKC,” which will make its official debut at a private event on Wednesday.

The 32-page volume features colorful drawings of some of the city’s most memorable views, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, Remington Park, the city skyline and more.

The illustrations are by Margaret Reynolds Hoge, a past president of the Junior League.

The text was written by Junior League volunteers.

“The Junior League has been around in Oklahoma City for 86 years,” said current President Kristen Brown. “The last 10 years, we’ve focused on making an impact on literacy in Oklahoma City. All of our projects during that time have had a literacy-based component. ... So after 10 years, we wanted to tie everything together and make a lasting gift we could give to the community to encourage people to keep reading and keep people interested in this important issue.”

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