Many Voices, Many Stories: Spotlight on ‘Dear America’

Three versions of Dear America (Spanish, English, Young Readers Edition) on American flag

Oak Park’s all-virtual summer reading program for adults and teens, Many Voices, Many Stories, features six unique titles connected through one common theme: immigration. This week we’re exploring the title Dear America by Jose Antonio Vargas. “Actions are illegal, never people, and something is terribly wrong when we refer to people as illegal.” —Jose Antonio … Read more

Virtual event: Author Cristina Henríquez to discuss immigration & ‘The Book of Unknown Americans’

Cristina Henríquez

Join your neighbors on Tuesday, June 23 at 7 pm for a virtual interview and Q&A session with Cristina Henríquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans, to kick off this summer’s Many Voices, Many Stories community reading program. Hosted through Zoom, the virtual event will begin with a talk from the author, and attendees … Read more

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