LET YOUR GIRLS BE FUNNY (& FIESTY)

Monday, April 1, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

Join New York Times best selling author, award-winning blogger, and speaker Jen Mann as she gives a funny/serious presentation about how teaching, allowing, and encouraging our daughters to be funny will result in strong, smart, confident young women. A recent study has shown that boys are encouraged to be funny, while girls are often told that being funny is not “lady-like.” Jen has endured this treatment her whole life, and is an outspoken advocate for funny females. In this presentation, she gives real parenting advice, tips on how to be/write funny, and concrete ways we can all support and encourage humor in young girls.

Curious about Jen’s work? Check out:
You Do You, by Several Sassy Scribes (edited by Jen Mann)
People I want to Punch in the Throat series:
***Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges
***Cantankerous Clients, Micromanaging Minions, and Other Scourges
***Yuletide Yahoos, Ho-Ho-Humblebraggers, and Other Seasonal Scourges
My Lame Life Series (young adult fiction)
Just a Few People I want to Punch in the Throat
I Just Want to Pee Alone series, including But Did You Die?

You can find out more about Jen at her website http://www.jenmannwrites.com/

If you’re interested in attending this event, please call the library at 868-7462 to register.

 

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