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Book Discussion and Reading with Alumna Sharon Charde ’64

June 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm EDT

Join Us on June 30th at 6:00pm EST for a book discussion and reading of I am not a Juvenile Delinquent: How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women with Alumna Sharon Charde ’64. This event will be moderated by Director of Alumnae/i Relations, Stephanie Melvin.

Please RSVP to this event no later than 6/29. You will receive an email with a Zoom link and access instructions before the event.


I Am Not A Juvenile Delinquent by Shoron Chard

I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent

How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Womentitle

After the death of her child, a grief-stricken psychotherapist volunteers as a poetry teacher at a residential treatment facility for “delinquent” girls. Here, their mutual support nourish and enrich each other, though not without large quantities of drama and recalcitrance. For fans of the acclaimed movies Stand and Deliver and The Freedom Writers Diary comes I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent: How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women.

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