Thursday, March 10, 2011

"The Other Wes Moore: one name, two fates" by Wes Moore

Six readers shared a great discussion of "The Other Wes Moore: one name, two fates" by Wes Moore, at the Tuesday, March 8 meeting of the AAL book club in the library's small meeting room! The readers spoke passionately about the issues raised in this book which chronicles two parallel lives. The talk touched on the role of free will, decision-making skills, choices, community responsibility in education, effective parenting, advocating for children, the impact of drugs and the drug culture on vulnerable populations, and the devastating effects of low expectations.
Susan M.

1 comment:

  1. This book was very interesting and is a shame that the police officer was killed and his family was left without him..Wes, the author also had to live without a father...but let's not look at the tragedy but what can become from it..the epilogue includes groups that need volunteers to help influence children in a good way..