Red Paint. The Ancestral autobiography of a coast salish punk by Sasha Lapointe

Place your hold at the Whatcom County Library System
or Bellingham Public Library
or purchase your copy at Village Books

Congratulations to the Washington State Book Award Winners.
Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk by Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe wins Washington State Book Award 

Whatcom County Library System Podcast

Whatcom READS is in your earbuds, thanks to the Whatcom County Library System’s podcast, Library Stories. Listen to two recent episodes featuring author Jess Walter and an oral history featuring the voices of Linda Lambert, Chuck and Dee Robinson, Paul Hanson and Christine Perkins.

Check out the booklist below to further explore the people, places and themes in this extraordinary novel, as well as the rest of Jess Walter’s work.

2022 Whatcom READS author Michael Christie at the Mount Baker Theatre

View videos of previous years’ Whatcom READS event on YouTube