Reading, Writing – Telling Stories About Me! 

AAUW Detroit is proud to announce its new book club program “Reading, Writing – Telling Stories About Me!” Designed with middle and high girls in mind, the book club is a gathering space where the lives and experiences of girls from diverse backgrounds are celebrated and explored through books and storytelling.

Our reading list includes “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” by Harriet Jacobs, “Momma’s Got Rhythm and Daddy’s Got Rhyme” by Robin Morris, “Please Stop Laughing At Me”, by Jodee Blanco, “The Girlz of Galstanberry”, by Garen S. Wolff and “Kira-Kira”, by Cynthia Kadohata

Comments from Golightly freshman RWTSAM students about the book “Please Stop Laughing At Me,” an autobiography about one young girl’s harrowing experience with bullying.

Simone.D – Golightly

I enjoyed the book so much it captivated my heart. I feel that any girl struggling with bullying or not should read this book. It is so inspiring.

Rebekah L. Golightly

“Please Stop Laughing at Me” is phenomenal. Words can’t really describe the way I felt when I read this book, rock on Jodee Blanco! Thank you.Di

Carolyn H. Golightly

“Please Stop Laughing At Me” was wonderful. Can’t wait to see the movie.(hint hint)

Autumn T. Golightly

“Please Stop Laughing at Me” was fantastic ! I loved it .. Hopefully it’ll become a movie !