Mark Oshiro reading from Anger is A Gift

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Former Oakland resident Mark Oshiro reads from his new YA novel Anger is a Gift.  This powerful tale of youth and police brutality takes place in Oakland.  After his father is killed by police, Moss finds his school increasing being treated like a police state.  He and his schoolmates organize to fight back against the constant intimidation by authorities.  

Students from a nearby high school will be joining us for this event.  We are close to capacity so please contact the TeenZone at (510) 238-7332 or email Brian Boies at about possible attendance.  


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Main Library

Bradley Walters Community Room
125 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134