11Feb, 2-3pm Book Talk


Presented by Janet Willen, author of “Five Thousand Years of Slavery”, the author will use personal accounts of American slaves to tell the story of their bondage and battles for freedom. The presentation will also include firsthand stories to show that slavery exists in the world today.

The School Library Journal awarded “Five Thousand Years of Slavery” a star review, saying, “This groundbreaking title brings the disturbing subject into historical and contemporary focus.” From Silver Spring, Janet Willen has been an author and editor for more than thirty years including books and academic texts for elementary school students and a remedial writing curriculum for post-secondary students.

Silver Spring Library   900 Wayne Ave                            Silver Spring, MD