September 24: You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar. Reviewed by Lisa Kelly, Lisa Kelly is a retired Elmira City School District school administrator who throughout her career emphasized and promoted
the importance of early literacy development and the love of books and reading for all. Amber Ruffin is a comedy writer and performer often seen on Late Night with Seth Meyers. In this book she chronicles her sister Lacey’s various experiences with people who say and do things that make you take pause and say, “What? Really??” It has been described as a book of “crazy stories about racism”. This book is a timely look at a heavy topic.