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Local Author Visit: Pascuala Herrera

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 PM2:00 PM

Listen to Franklin Park resident and local author, Pascuala Herrera, present and read her new book Where is Sky’s Real Family?

Sky is a beloved adopted wolf who is being raised by a family of cats. Sky begins to have questions about her “real” family, so she escapes, setting off to find her wolf family to get answers. As she travels through the forest, she meets a family of bears, a family of monkeys, and a family of zebras. Each of these families teach Sky the true definition of a “real” family.

About the author:

Pascuala Herrera contracted polio at the age of nine months.  Due to lack of medical care, because of her disability, she crawled around in her pueblo, La Purisima, Durango Mexico, until coming to Chicago, Illinois when she was six.  She currently lives in Franklin Park, Illinois with her husbandtwo daughters, two cats, and a dog.  Pascuala has assisted thousands of students with disabilities in and outside of a classroom.  She is a frequent local and national presenter on the topic of her life experience, disability awareness, motivation, and the importance of education for individuals with disabilities and Latinos.  As a disabled Latina, she inspires and motivates others in working towards achieving their aspirations despite any challenges they face.  

Details

Date:
Saturday, March 23
Time:
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Venue

Large Meeting Room
10311 Grand Ave
Franklin Park, IL 60131 United States
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Phone
8474556016
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