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Visit with Local Author: Lisa Michelle Tucker

Monday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we welcome Lisa Michelle Tucker, local author. She will she reading and discussing her book, Chessie Dentley, Student of the Month.

Chessie Dentley, Student of the Month is a picture book inspired by the life of Chessie Dentley Roberts, who grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey. When she was less than satisfied with simply sitting back and receiving a second-rate education, Chessie stood up and demanded change. Chessie’s story is a great conversation started about the restrictions in the North that were meant to deter African Americans from having career options.

Copies of Chessie Dentley, Student of the Month can be purchased at the event for $12.

Registration is required for this program. 40228

Registration for this program will open April 1, 2023.


Monday, April 17
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Scotch Plains Public Library
1927 Bartle Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 United States
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908-322-5007 x209