Guest Speaker -- BYU Professor Dr. Chris Crowe

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Our 7th Grade Reading classes were able to listen to an amazing guest speaker today, Dr. Chris Crowe, English Professor at BYU.He is the author of several books, most notably MISSISSIPPI TRIAL, 1955, which won several awards, including the 2003 International Reading Association's Young Adult Novel Award. His nonfiction book, GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER: THE TRUE STORY OF THE EMMETT TILL CASE, was an Jane Addams Honor book. His first children's book, JUST AS GOOD: HOW LARRY DOBY CHANGED AMERICA'S GAME, appeared in 2012. It was a little bit history and writing, it was fantastic!