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3/11 Virtual Book Club with Author Julia Cook

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST

Join us for our quarterly book club. Grab your favorite beverage, get comfortable and connect with colleagues virtually for this author event and guided discussion. This session, we will welcome author Julia Cook and feature her book, A Flicker of Hope. Julia is a nationally recognized, award-winning children’s book author, known for her more than 75 titles that are proven to keep kids on the right track while working through things they may not yet understand. All are welcome to join (even if you aren’t able to finish or read the book).

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A Flicker of Hope

HOPE is our children’s window for a better tomorrow. In terms of resilience and well-being, hope is a critically important predictor of success. This creative story reminds children that dark clouds can be temporary and asking for help is always okay. We all have times when we need to borrow a little hope from someone else.

When your clouds get too dark,
and too heavy to push away,
Reach out and ask, “Can I borrow some light?”
“I’m having a really bad day.”

Julia has her Master’s degree in Elementary School Counseling. While serving as a guidance counselor, she often used children’s books to enhance her classroom lessons. She has published books on a wide range of characters and social development topics. Her books showcase her innate ability to enter the worldview of a child through storybooks, giving children both the “what to say” and the “how to say it.” The goal behind Cook’s work is to actively involve young people in fun, memorable stories and teach them to become lifelong problem solvers. Inspiration for her books comes from working with children and carefully listening to counselors, parents, and teachers, in order to stay on top of needs in the classroom and at home.



March 11
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST
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Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents
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203 Little Canada Road E
Saint Paul, MN 55117-1681 United States
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