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Featured speaker for community wide reads

Tea and Talk with Author Fern Schumer Chapman Saturday, November 5 • 2 p.m.-4 p.m. • Aspen Drive Enjoy tea, cakes and conversation with Fern Schumer Chapman, the author of our Everyone Has a Story, What’s Yours? communityread titles! Listen to Fern speak and answer questions about Motherland and Is It Night or Day? as …

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Two community-wide reads programs feature both books

Cook Memorial Public Library District Community-Wide Read 2011 (from the library press release) No matter its size or composition, every family has a story to tell.  Join the Cook Park and Aspen Drive libraries as we celebrate Family History Month with our third community-wide read for adults and children! United We Read: Everyone Has a Story – What’s Yours? will feature …

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Dreamworld Book Reviews picks most interesting memoirs

5 Most Interesting Biographies & Memoirs I’m a tough crowd when it comes to biographies and memoirs. Unless the books are about people who have the most mind-blowing, fascinating stories to tell, I’m not going to take the time out of my day to read about another “real person’s” life (because seriously, I have my …

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Saturday, May 14th Chicago Tribune Chicagoland section reports on Edith and Gerda's reconnection

Naperville students reconnect women who fled Nazis in 1938 Girls struck up friendship on Germany-U.S. trip but lost touch for 73 years By Mick Swasko, Tribune Reporter It was a brief email that rekindled an equally short childhood friendship 73 years ago. “I have thought of you often and am so thankful that you found …

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