Category: Teen Book Discussion

We meet one evening of every month in the Teen Room to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 8-12 are welcome. Refreshments are served. Ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.

April Teen Book Discussion 4/14/10 @ 6:30pm

THE HUNGER GAMES:  hungergamesIn the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on… Read more

March Big Read Book Discussion

mockingbirdIn honor of the BIG READ,  the the morning and evening discussion groups will meet in a combined effort and meet on Tuesday, March 23 at 6:30pm.  That particular discussion will be led by Jennifer Lee who is a UNH-M Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature. She is a roaming humanist for book discussions, the Connections literacy program, and other humanities projects. She is senior editor at Inquiry, the… Read more

February Teen Book Discussion 2/10/10

jennaWho is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn?t remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?… Read more

January Teen Book Discussion 2010

lastlectureWednesday, January 13, 2010 (6:30-7:30pm) High School Age “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” —Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled “The Last Lecture.” Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can’t help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world… Read more

December Teen Book Discussion

We meet the SECOND Wednesday of every month in the staff room to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 9-12 are welcome. Refreshments are served. Ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.… Read more

Teen Book Discussion 6/13/12 @ 6:30pm (Grades 9-12)

Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they’d rather be. For four high-school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there. Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body—no matter what… Read more