Everyone is welcome! Books to be read are chosen by the group members.
Books chosen are slightly older popular titles so that we can order multiple copies from the MORE system and no book purchase is necessary to participate. For more info: Rebecca 684-3813.
Middle School Book Club Tues. April 29th, 6:30pm -
Because of Mr. Terupt, by Rob Buyea
It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation makes her an outcast; and Jeffrey, who hates school.
Only Mr. Terupt, their new and energetic teacher, seems to know how to deal with them all. He makes the classroom a fun place, even if he doesn’t let them get away with much . . . until the snowy winter day when an accident changes everything—and everyone.
Tues. April 15, 1:00 pm - City of Women, by David R. Gillham
In a time of war, whom do you trust, whom do you love, and who can be saved? At the height of World War II, Berlin has become a city of women, as the men have gone off to fight, or administer newly captured territories. Sigrid Schröder, the model German soldier's wife, goes to work every day, does her best with her rations, cares for her meddling mother-in-law, and ignores the horrors of the regime. But behind this façade Sigrid dreams of her lover, lost in the chaos of war. Her lover is a Jew. When she finds a woman and child she thinks could be his family, she is thrown into a dilemma of whether to help them hide or not. And Sigrid is not the only one with secrets….
Evening Group: Taking a break for a few months.