Category: Book Discussions

Book Club for Kids – Monday, October 21 @ 5:30

Kids ages 9 to 12 are invited to join us on Monday, October 21 @ 5:30 p.m. This month we are reading, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

In one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways. Virgil Salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia Somerset, who is deaf, is smart, brave, and secretly lonely, and she loves everything about nature. Kaori Tanaka is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. And Chet Bullens wishes the weird kids would just stop being so different so he can concentrate on basketball.

They aren’t friends, at least not until Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well. This disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, a bully is put in his place, and friendship blooms.

“Readers across the board will flock to this book that has something for nearly everyone–humor, bullying, self-acceptance, cross-generational relationships, and a smartly fateful ending.”–School Library Journal

BORROW THE BOOK – READ THE BOOK – COME BACK FOR THE FUN!

 

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September Classics Book Club-Day of the Locust

Join us September 24th at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss Day of the Locust by Nathanael West

The Day of the Locust is a 1939 novel by American author Nathanael West, set in Hollywood, California during the Great Depression, its overarching themes deal with the alienation and desperation of a broad group of odd individuals who exist at the fringes of the Hollywood movie industry.

Ask at the desk or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy of this classic spy novel. And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
10/22/19–The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
11/26/19–Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines

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