Category: Book Clubs

February Tween Book Discussion 2/1/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

The book for this month is: ‘A Night Divided’ by Jennifer A. Nielsen   With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Monday, January 23 – 6:30-7:30pm

just-juiceBring food in a sack or just come for our dessert and drink! The book for January: Just Juice by Karen Hesse. Letters and numbers still don’t make sense to Juice Faulstich. She’d rather skip school and spend he day at home in the North Carolina hills, anyway. But when the bank threatens to repossess her family’s home, Juice faces her first life-sized problem.   Come join our book discussion… Read more

December Tween Book Discussion 12/7/16 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie’ by Jordan Sonnenblick.   A brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh, and break their hearts at the same time. Steven has a totally normal life (well, almost). He plays drums in the All-City Jazz Band (whose members call him the Peasant), has a crush on the hottest girl in school (who doesn’t even know he’s alive), and… Read more

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

third-grade-angels-coverIt’s time for our book club and ‘Suds’ Morton thinks it’s pretty stressful being good all the time in the third grade! Does he have to be good even outside of school? Does he have to be nice to his annoying sister? There is a competition in his classroom and he wants to win it! Does he have to be good every minute?… Read more

November Tween Book Discussion 11/2/16 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘The Terrible Two’ by Mac Barnett & Jory John. Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that’s famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town’s best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4 only) – Monday, September 19, 6:30-7:30pm

1Dog_onhisownWe all love animals and ‘A Dog on His Own’ by Mary Jane Auch is a dog always running away from owners and doing time in dog shelters! Now he’s stuck in a shelter with no hope of adoption, and he’s actually getting to know the other dogs and plans a daring escape with them. It’s full of humor but will touch your heart too!… Read more

October Tween Book Discussion 10/5/16 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Coraline’ by Neil Gaiman. Coraline’s often wondered what’s behind the locked door in the drawing room. It reveals only a brick wall when she finally opens it, but when she tries again later, a passageway mysteriously appears. Coraline is surprised to find a flat decorated exactly like her own, but strangely different. And when she finds her ‘other’ parents in this alternate world, they… Read more