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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - A Common Reader Book Discussion

Date and Time: February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM CT

Location: Olathe Public Library Indian Creek Branch, 13511 S Mur Len Rd, Suite 129, Olathe
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Discussion Leaders: Brynn Fitzsimmons, UMKC, and Miguel Flores, poet

This young adult novel revolves around the aftermath of the murder of a young Black teenager by a police officer during a traffic stop. The story is told through the eyes of Starr, the sole witness to the murder. The book is a somber reflection of contemporary events as Starr navigates her way through a violent and sometimes isolating world.

Event is part of "Resilience Through Story," public programs at MidAmerica Nazarene University and the Olathe Public Library exploring how stories allow humans to cope with adverse life events.

Sponsored by: MidAmerica Nazarene University

For more information about this event, please contact:
Addison Lucchi
(913) 971-3567
http://libguides.mnu.edu/c.php?g=947956&p=6835077

 

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