Hello again! The next event in the Speaking Up series, is a discussion of the book Because I Am Furniture, coming up on Sunday April 15, at 4 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library.
Anke is the oldest of three siblings, and the only one to escape abuse from her father. How she eventually summons the strength of will to resist, and to stand up for her brother and sister is depicted in Thalia Chaltas’ powerful verse novel. Because I am Furniture is a potent exploration of a teen finding her voice to speak the terrifying truth. Call 847-448-8620 to register and reserve a copy.