Honor the often forgotten service and sacrifices of African American soldiers from Ohio during World War I with Paul LaRue, award-winning history teacher and member of the Ohio World War I Centennial Committee
. About Westerville Reads
By registering to attend this program, you are eligible to receive a free paperback copy of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson. This bonus is in celebration of the library's 5th annual community-wide reading program, Westerville Reads
. (Copies will be available at the Ask Here desk on the second floor of the library starting August 1.)About the Presenter
Paul LaRue is a retired social studies teacher from the Washington City Schools. During his thirty-year career, he was the recipient of numerous state and national teaching awards. Paul is best known for his work getting students out into the community using "hands on" history. Paul currently serves as a member of the Ohio World War I Centennial Committee and the National World War I Centennial Committee as a senior education advisor.