Be the Change Series: featuring From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry by Paula Yoo presented by Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Be The Change Series: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Antiracism
From a Whisper to a Rally Cry
Virtual Author Talk with Paula Yoo
Author Paula Yoo will discuss From A Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement. From A Whisper to a Rallying Cry is a compelling account of the killing of Vincent Chin, the verdicts that took the Asian American community to the streets in protest, and the groundbreaking civil rights trial that followed. Paula Yoo is an award-winning book author, TV writer/producer and feature screenwriter with credits ranging from NBC’s The West Wing to The CW’s Supergirl.
Paula Yoo is a book author, screenwriter, and musician. Her latest YA non-fiction book, From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement (Norton Young Readers), is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection and has received 5 *Starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, ALA/Booklist, Horn Book, Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal.
The series is led by Glendale Library, Arts & Culture in partnership with the Southern California Library Cooperative and Outlook Newspapers. The series is sponsored by the City of Glendale Arts and Culture Commission, with funding from the City of Glendale Urban Art Fund.
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