WALLA WALLA — Local author Debora Rossi will sign copies of “Millie’s Shoes: A Life Restored,” a nonfiction book for juvenile readers, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 26 at the Walla Walla Bread Company, 225 E. Main St. She will hold another signing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 21 at Book and Game Company. 38 E. Main St.
Abandonment is a strong theme of the book, the true story of her mother, who was abandoned by Rossi’s grandmother when she was 5 years old.
After being left in the hands of strangers, she went to live with her aunt and uncle. The setting is the 1920s in a little steel town in western Pennsylvania.
This, Rossi’s first book, will be released nationwide on Dec. 18 by Tate Publishing.