Page Turners

Here is a list of books that have been shared on KMA's Page Turners with the Shenandoah Public Library.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

aired the week of September 10, 2018

The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland by Dan Barry is the 2018 All Iowa Reads title.  It is the story of the 21 men with disabilities from Texas who were rescued from an old school house in Atalissa, Iowa in 2009.  They were working in a turkey plant for a mere $65.00 a month.  This is the story of how they came to be in Iowa and what was done to make their lives better after they were removed from the bunkhouse.

The following link is to a very informative New York Times article on their story:
Boys in the Bunkhouse New York Times Article


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