Kathy Cherry Books

September 2021

Banned Books Week

“Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support …

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Sequoia National Park

Happy 131st anniversary to Sequoia National Park! On this day, President Harrison signed legislation creating America’s second national park. It was the first national park created to protect the giant sequoia trees from logging.  At this time, the KNP Complex fires are still growing in the national park and the surrounding areas. Lightning caused these two …

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Park Ranger Generator

Park rangers are the key people responsible for protecting our great national parks. Their duties range from law enforcement to education to many other responsibilities. They keep these amazing national parks going every day. In my new children’s book, Turtle Tube: An Erutuf National Park Novel, Reese and Dean experience park rangers in the magical …

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Happy 100th!

Happy 100th birthday to Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin! Ranger Soskin works with the National Park Service (NPS) assigned to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. She is the oldest National Park Ranger serving the United States and celebrating her birthday today! According to the NPS, some …

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Read A Book Day

Guess what day it is? It’s National Read a Book Day! Woo hoo! Go grab a book and enjoy a few moments of escape, magic, and adventure! Cheers to Read a Book Day! 📚

Wilderness Act

On this day 57 years ago, Congress established the Wilderness Act in 1964. Congress wanted to protect undeveloped and wild areas as an enduring resource for the American people. Today, this act protects 111 million acres of wilderness preserving more than 800 wilderness areas in states from Alaska to Florida. This act created the National …

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