This book discussion group meets at noon on the third Wednesday of each month in the Library’s Conference Room. Bring a sack lunch, if you wish, and savor some lively discussion. If you would like to attend, please call the Library, and we will try to get each month’s book for you.
Wednesday, January 18 – This month we are reading the Caldecott Medal Winners and the Newbery Medal Winners from 2016 and 1966. Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick (2016 Caldecott Medal Winner), Always Room for One More by Sorche Nic Leodhas (1966 Caldecott Medal Winner), Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena (2016 Newbery Medal Winner), and I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (1966 Newbery Medal Winner).
Wednesday, February 15 – The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan.
Capturing the terrifying drama of the dust storms in the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression, the author follows a dozen families and their communities through the blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones.
Wednesday, March 15 – The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope by Rhonda Riley.
During World War II, teenager Evelyn Roe finds what she takes to be a badly burned soldier on her family farm in North Carolina. It quickly becomes clear that he is not a man and not one of us. He recovers at an unnatural speed and just as quickly falls in love with Evelyn.