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Tweens Book Event: Stars Over Latin America

When two young men begin a journey across Latin America on the back of a rundown motorcycle called The Mighty One, they have no idea how much the voyage will change their lives. Their interactions with the locals teach Che and Alberto that their continent is home to considerable suffering and poverty and a spark of rebellion is born in Che’s mind. While they assist patients in a leper colony in Peru, both men realize that if they allow the world to change them, they can, in turn, change the world.

M. Earl Smith is a historian, professor, author, and father. A graduate of Chatfield College in Ohio, he completed a master of arts degree in English at the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. He is currently pursuing a master of fine arts degree in creative writing at Pine Manor College while teaching English at Harcum College in nearby Bryn Mawr. He lives in Philadelphia with his Shetland Sheepdog, Che.

Earlier Event: November 18
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