I would be remiss if I didn’t thank Tiffany Whitehead, aka The Mighty Little Librarian, Mrs.
Kirr’s Genius Hour Blogspot, and mrsreaderpants for the book speed dating resources provided on their blogs.
Childhood sexual abuse, dating violence, and rape are all plot points in this touching novel. The story of a popular high school athlete who ends up raping a girl he claims to love. A young woman struggles with years of sexual abuse by a family member. A privileged girl befriends a troubled boy who is caring for his younger sister on his own.
After surfing the web and stalking wonderful librarian blogs, I came up with many already tried-and-true components in support of this event; then I did some hard core recruiting of my most avid student and staff readers.
In looking for ways to celebrate Library Lover’s month in February, I decided to jump on the Book Speed Dating train.
"The amazing part was the thing that took place after we watched the video. She said, 'Dad I deserve this respect and expect it from now on'.
My daughter was really open about her own anxieties about .