“It’s like my whole world is coming undone, but when I write, my pencil is a needle and thread, and I’m stitching the scraps back together.” Julia Alvarez April 3, 2014, 6:30-9:30 at the Schnizter Auditorium Open to All Students 45 students can attend. 1st come 1st served. Get Permission Slip from English/Social Studies/Spanish teacher/Library or Room 244. Turn in by 3/21/14 to Room 244. Transportation provided to and from FHS. Meet at the Turnaround by 6:15.
Award-winning Dominican writer Julia Alvarez work frequently deals with family dramas set in politically charged climates. She has published over nineteen books, including the best-selling novels How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In The Time of Butterflies, the memoir A Wedding in Haiti, poetry and books for children. Alvarez was born in New York, but lived in the Dominican Republic until she was 10, when her family fled the dictatorship of Trujillo and relocated permanently in America. http://www.juliaalvarez.com/books/booklist.php