"The Twelve Tribes of Hatti"
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In celebration and recognition of Black History Month, the Traverse Area District Library welcomes you to read and participate in a discussion of "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by first time novelist Ayana Mathis. "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" chronicles the Great Migration of African-Americans leaving the rural South, following a family matriarch who leaves Georgia to start a new life in Philadelphia. A recent Oprah Winfrey Book Club 2.0 pick, Winfrey says of Mathis, "It’s her first time ever writing a book, and I think you are going to be so taken by it. Sacred truths just leap from the pages.."

Learn more about community wide collaborative programming and events celebrating and recognizing Black History Month.