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Special Events

Special Events

For the first time this year, Reading Together will feature a more age-appropriate title for younger readers.

In Laura J. Burns' The Case of the Prank That Stank, seventh-graders Agatha Wong and Orville Wright, who has Asperger's syndrome, try to prove that the prank they organized did not cause the fire that burned down their rival school's field house.

Sunday March 11, 2007 2:00 PM -

Mozart and the Whale

Join activist and author Jerry Newport for a screening of
Mozart and the Whale, the romantic drama starring Josh
Hartnett and Radha Mitchell, based on the real-life love
story between Jerry and his wife Mary, two savants with
Asperger's syndrome, whose disabilites sabotage their
budding relationship. Jerry and Mary have written two
widely read self-help books for those in the Asperger's
community. Their autobiography, Mozart and the Whale:
An Asperger's Love Story, was just released.

Location: KPL Central

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Past Books

2006: The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien2005: The Color of Water, by James McBride2004: Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich2003: Fehrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
   Questions? Contact Joan Hawxhurst: readingtogether@kpl.gov or (269) 553-7913.