MG Lit: When “Grit” isn’t a Choice


Explore books that will help children struggling with difficult personal issues feel seen and heard! Education consultant Aliza Werner will moderate a discussion with middle grade authors Nicole D. Collier, Chrystal D. Giles, and Jessica Vitalis, focusing on how difficult experiences from their childhoods shaped their journeys and their books, offering readers tangible evidence that no matter how hard life may currently seem, there is always room for hope and healing.