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Book Club, Other

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Adults, Teens
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Join us for a conversation with author and Great Lakes advocate Sally Cole-Misch about connecting to nature and with each other. Her debut novel, The Best Part of Us, has been called the "Where the Crawdads Sing for the Great Lakes". Copies of the book are available through the Public Libraries of Saginaw, with ebook and audio loans available on

Sally Cole-Misch is a writer, author and environmental communicator who advocates for the natural world through work and play. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master's degree in environmental education and international water policy from the University of Michigan. 

Throughout her 30+-year career as an environmental reporter, public affairs officer for a US-Canadian boundary waters treaty organization and as an environmental writer, educator and policy consultant, she's focused on our essential connections with nature, how our lifestyles impact the planet we live on, and the role we can play to restore and protect our water, land and air.

Part of the Great Lakes Odyssey Speaker Series