Bookworms

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Date, Location

  • Tuesday Afternoon
  • February 9, March 8, April 12, May 10
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Oshtemo Branch Library
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  • Thursday Afternoon
  • February 25, March 24, April 28, May 26
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Central Library

A book club for kids and their grown-ups!

Discuss great books with other readers! 

In February we'll read Abby Takes a Stand by Patricia C. McKissack. In March, we'll read Numbed! by David Lubar. In April, we'll Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel: a Bilingual Lucha Libre Thriller by Xavier Garza. In May, bring your summer reading recommendations to share with the group.

Books available for participants the first of the month preceding the meeting. One book per family, while supplies last.

 

Bookworms Schedule:

Hachiko Waits by Lesléa NewmanHachiko Waits
Newman, Lesléa
2004
Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story.
Abby Takes a Stand by  Pat McKissackAbby Takes a Stand
McKissack, Pat
2005
Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.