BUY/DONATE 

 

Buy Your Book Today!

 

All proceeds from sales of books and posters go toward getting the remaining books left after the free distribution to Portland Public Schools and Vancouver School District into other area classrooms and libraries.

Retail Locations

 

Powell’s City of Books, transfers@powells.com

1005 West Burnside, Portland 97209

503 228-4651

Book & Poster

The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver—A Book for Young Readers & Their Teachers

Hard cover, 240 pages printed full-color on 100# paper and smythe sewn with reinforced binding—in other words, a book built to last as long as a steel bridge. Cost is $38 with further discounts to schools and libraries also available.

The "Big & Awesome" Map of the 22 Bridges Poster

Printed on 80# stock and meant to last. Two sizes: 12×18” and the classroom size 16×24”. The smaller poster retails for $8, the larger for $12. 

 

The poster is currently available for purchase at the Portland area retail locations listed here.

Donate to Schools in Need

 

There are still many schools that have not received The Big & Awesome Bridges or that do not have enough books for all or even half of their third-grade students. To donate the cost of a book to a school of your choice, please use the button below to contact us regaurding donations. 

Better Trolls

The following people have donated one or more books to a school or library.

 

Allison Pyrch - Hart Crowser

 

Carol McDowell

 

Craig Dewey - Slickenside Consulting

 

Dennis Berkheiser

 

Erin Fedovitch

 

Fred Morris

 

Linda Prinsen

 

Mildred Romans​

 

Ruth Wilmoth - Columbia Geotechnical

 

 

Some Reasons to Donate

______________________* Your name is printed on a bookplate and posted in front                                         of every book you donate, whether one or a dozen.

                      * Your name gets included in the list of “Better Trolls” above 

        * You will receive a handwritten thank you from The Bridge Lady

* Donate ten books and you get a free copy of Big & Awesome

* Your donation, whether one book or a dozen, is tax deductible

* Best of all, you will be introducing another reader to the big world of Portland’s & Vancouver’s awesome bridges!

David Douglas Alums

Dorothy L. Ayers


Donna Treadwell Coe


Kathryn Eisenzimmer


Hannah Goodwin Long


Carol Wigle Miner

Joan Wigle Stephensen

Schools and Libraries Home to One or More Book


Alturas School
Arbor School of Arts
Beaverton School District
Bethany Elementary School
Boeckman Creek Primary
Bonny Slope Elementary
Cathedral School
Centennial School District
Chehalem Elementary
Community School at Ketchum
Errol Hassel Elementary
Hailey Community Library
Hillsboro School District
Hoodland Library
Jacob Wismer Elementry
Marylhurst School
MLA Charter School
Montclair Elementary
Mountain School
Multnomah County Library
Oak Hills Elementary
Oregon Department of Transportation (Salem)
Oregon Episcopal School
Pioneer Montessori School
Portland Jewish Academy
Riverdale Grade School
Sauvie Island Academy
Springville Elementary
Summa Institute
Tigard Public Library
Urban Tour Guide Library
Vancouver Community Library
Vancouver Regional Library
West Tualatin Valley Elementary

Glenn Jackson Bridge by Anna Dreher, age 8

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