Dear Librarians: A Letter from K. T. Nguyen, Author of You Know What You Did

“I felt a sense of belonging in the stacks that I didn’t find elsewhere in my almost entirely white school and town. I spent free periods happily volunteering in my high school library. The summer before college, the school librarian mailed me a check for fifty dollars. Despite my embarrassment that she knew how little we had, I was touched that she believed in me enough to invest in my success… librarians were angels on earth.”

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