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WDMCS Reads Author Visit with Laurie Halse Anderson

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(Please note: This event takes place OFFSITE at Indian Hills Junior High)

Celebrate the culmination of the 2018-2019 WDMCS Reads project with a visit from author Laurie Halse Anderson!

West Des Moines Community Schools's photo.

Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous international, national, and state awards.

6 p.m. - book signing
7 p.m. - speech/Q&A

Speak and the author's latest book, Shout, focus on the difficult issue of sexual assault. The recommended minimum age to attend is 13. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend with their students.

To learn more about Laurie Halse Anderson, visit

WDMCS Reads is sponsored by West Des Moines Community Schools, West Des Moines Library, and Rotary of West Des Moines. To learn more about the project, visit