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In case the enticement of talking about The Book Thief isn’t enough, maybe it will help to know that it was requested that powdered sugar donut holes and chocolate milk be the snack of the afternoon.  And of course, your wish is my command so donut holes and milk it is!  See you on the 19th!

THE LAST BEST DAYS OF SUMMER

Girlfriends Read this summer will read and discuss the new novel written by Valerie Hobbs, THE LAST BEST DAYS OF SUMMER.  Set in present day California, 12 year old Lucy Crandall spends a week with her Grams at her Crescent Lake cabin.  Lucy’s week turns into a roller coaster of surprises!  Join the book club.  Get a copy of this book at the youth desk and register for the summer library program, too.  We’ll meet July

WILD GIRL by Patricia Reilly Giff

Our book to be discussed on March 21, 2010 will have great appeal to “horse-mad readers, girls like Lidie who have photos and drawings of horses tacked up on their bedroom walls,” writes Norah Piehl in her book review posted on Kidsreads.com.  Piehl goes on to say that WILD GIRL “shouldn’t be dismissed as merely another ‘horse book.’  It also provides an insightful glimpse into the immigrant experience, particularly for the large number of i

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