We've moved Tween Book Club online. Join on Zoom using your computer or mobile device. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Step 1 - Request a FREE copy of the month's book. Supplies limited to the first ten requests. The book is yours to keep. Call the Children's Department at 236-5208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, address and phone number in your message.
Step 2 - We'll mail the book to the address you provide along with a Zoom link and password.
Step 3 - Join the Zoom meeting and share your thoughts. You can participate as much or as little as you'd like. New members are always welcome!
As with the in-library book club, Ms. Adeline will host the discussion.
Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide by Toni DiTerlizzi
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
To be announced soon.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his clasassmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.