The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will be hosting children’s advocate and award-winner author Trudy Ludwig at the Menlo Park Council Chambers (701 Laurel Street) on Thursday, Dec. 15. Her talk – “Understanding Our Kids’ Social World: Friendships, Cliques & Power Plays” – will take place from 7:00 to 8:15 pm; it is free and open to the public. Kepler’s will be selling some of her books, she will sign books immediately following the presentation.
Trudy has been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, PBS’s nationally syndicated show, Keeping Kids Healthy, the National Crime Prevention Council’s Circle of Respect program, and, most recently, as an expert panel member on Sesame Street Workshop’s video series addressing bullying. Her books (My Secret Bully, Just Kidding, Sorry!, Trouble Talk®, Too Perfect, Confessions of a Former Bully, and her newest release, Better Than You) have received national praise for helping children cope and thrive in their social world.