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Mitali Perkins addresses Max Warburg honorees

From left: Carrie Minot Bell, Mitali Perkins, and Randi Cutler.

Roger Farrington

From left: Warburg awards luncheon chair Carrie Minot Bell, Mitali Perkins, and Randi Cutler at the Thursday event at the Park Plaza.

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Newton writer Mitali Perkins, author of “The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen’’ and “Monsoon Summer,’’ was the featured speaker at the annual awards luncheon for the Max Warburg Courage Curriculum, held Thursday at the Park Plaza. The event honored 46 sixth-graders from around Boston, each of whom got a copy of Perkins’s latest book, “Bamboo People.’’ Guests at the luncheon included Mayor Tom Menino, school superintendent Carol Johnson, state Education Secretary Paul Reville, founder Stephanie Warburg, Joan Kennedy, John Sears, Sherry Leventhal, Betsy Cabot, and Graham and Ann Gund.

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