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Author Jewell Parker Rhodes talks about her bestselling Young Adult novel, Ghost Boys

Presented by Wesleyan College at Wesleyan College, Macon GA

Apr 04 2022
Author Jewell Parker Rhodes talks about her bestselling Young Adult novel, Ghost Boys

Jewell Parker Rhodes deftly weaves historical and socio-political layers into a gripping and poignant story about how children and families face the complexities of today’s world, and how one boy grows to understand American blackness.

Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94927886118?pwd=Sk1UbEVHUW9NUmRLU3dFc25VSTlLQT09

Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes is a New York Times bestselling and award-winning educator and writer for both youth and adults. She is the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair at Arizona State University and the founding director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for creative writing. Drawing connections through history, Ghost Boys is a heartbreaking and gripping story about a black boy killed by a police officer. Jewell Parker

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Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94927886118?pwd=Sk1UbEVHUW9NUmRLU3dFc25VSTlLQT09Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes is a New York Times bestselling and award-winning educator and writer for both youth and adults. She is the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair at Arizona State University and the founding director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for creative writing. Drawing connections through history, Ghost Boys is a heartbreaking and gripping story about a black boy killed by a police officer. Jewell Parker Rhodes deftly weaves historical and socio-political layers into a gripping and poignant story about how children and families face the complexities of today’s world, and how one boy grows to understand American blackness in the aftermath of his own death. Hosted by The Equity Center at Wesleyan College, this event is free and open to the public.

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