Local author Pam Wessel-Estes wrote a children's book A Quilt and a Home illustrated by Cathy Clark.
The book is written from the perspective of an 8-year-old girl who ends up at an emergency shelter with her mother and brother. It addresses issues of homelessness and resiliency.
A book launch will be 2-4 p.m., Sat., Dec. 4 at Under the Red Umbrella, 1502 Rucker Ave., in Everett.
Purchase books for donation to local family shelters or domestic violence programs at the event.
Find out more about the book and the author at www.aquiltandahome.com.