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Readlyn Reads Book Discussion

This month's selection is "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult
When Jul 26, 2018
from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
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This book tackles race, privilege, prejudice and compassion. It causes you to think, step outside of yourself, take another's perspective and re-think your beliefs- with a trademark Picoult twist.

from Amazon: Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day, the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders or does she intervene?