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Meet the Author

A Courageous Conversation with American Street Author Ibi Zoboi 

In partnership with the White Plains Public Library, the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is encouraging as many groups and individuals as possible to read American Street.

American Street is a an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for adults and young people alike. American Street touches on themes that resonate with all of us. 

Contact the White Plains Public Library to reserve a copy (or your local bookstore)! 

We'd like to hear from you if you're interested in contributing to this initiative through reading the book, attending a future event, or if you’re interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Julia Nesbitt (YWCA) at

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