Cassie is your run of the mill teenager – with a fairly typical family, set of friends, and beloved pet cat. But Cassie is also out of the ordinary – she's a budding violin prodigy. When her father smashes the instrument of her success in a fit of rage, her world falls apart. That's the premise of the young adult novel Shattered
by Oak Park writer and therapist Kathi Baron
. Baron stopped by our studios to talk about the novel. She began by reading a selection from Shattered
Saturday, June 5 at 2 P.M. Borders in Oak Park
1144 Lake St.