Category: Book Clubs

March Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) 3/7/18 @6:30pm CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

The book of the month is ‘Schooled’ by Gordon Korman. Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a school counselor and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) -Thurs, February 21 – 6:30-7:30pm

39story treehouseBrown Bag meets each month on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Come join your friends and talk about the book we’re reading this month. This month we’re reading : The 39 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths. It used to be 26 stories, but they added some stuff. It has the world’s highest trampoline, a chocolate waterfall, a baby-dinosaur petting zoo, an active (non-erupting) volcano and so much… Read more

January Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 1/3/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Call Me Hope’ by Gretchen Olson. As 11-year-old Hope struggles to live under the pressures of her verbally abusive mother, she’s tempted to run away but instead chooses resilience. She creates a secret safe haven and an innovative point system (giving herself points for every bad thing her mother says to her); finds comfort and inspiration from Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) – Monday, December 18 – 6:30-7:30pm

Emma and the Blue GenieIt’s time for our book club! This month’s book puts a bit of magic into your reading! Bring food in a sack or just come for our dessert and drink! Register Now! We meet the 3rd Monday of every month.   This month we’re reading ‘Emma and the Blue Genie’ by Cornelia Funke. One dark night, Emma finds a mysterious green bottle floating in the ocean. When she pulls out the… Read more

December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

Combined teens and tweens for a busy month! The book chosen is ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.‘Wild nights are my glory,’ the unearthly stranger told them. ‘I just got… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) – Monday, November 20, 6:30-7:30pm

magician's elephantThis month we’re reading The Magician’s Elephant by Kate Dicamillo. When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortuneteller’s mysterious answer (an elephant! An elephant will lead him there!) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so… Read more

November Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 11/1/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is  ‘Pax’ by Sara Pennypacker. Pax was only a kit when his family was killed, and ‘his boy” Peter rescued him from abandonment and certain death. Now the war front approaches, and when Peter’s father enlists, Peter has to move in with his grandpa. Far worse than being forced to leave home is the fact that Pax can’t go. Peter listens to his stern father—as… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Monday, October 16, 6:30-7:30pm

CrenshawPick up a book and come to discuss it with your friends! Bring your own snack or enjoy our drinks and treats! For October:’ Crenshaw’ by Katherine Applegate. Read it alone or read with the family! Register Now! Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There’s no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to… Read more