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Greetings:

This summer we will be reading The Penderwicks written by Jeanne Birdsall.  The dicussion will take place Tuesday evening, July 14th at 6:30 p.m.  We hope you’ll find this a fun summer read!



The story takes place in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in the state of Massachusetts.   It will be a summer vacation the four sisters will never forget.

Posted by: Collins
on June 01, 2009
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For our May 17th discussion, we are reading the book heartbeat by Sharon Creech.  Run, run, run.  That’s what twelve-year-old Annie loves to do.  Find out more about Annie and her family in this tenderhearted story.

Posted by: Collins
on April 20, 2009
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” ‘Oh, Meggie.’  Mom had pulled me to her, hugging me hard, smelling like cold cream and Sweetheart Soap.  ‘I have to do something.  I just can’t stay home all day and knit socks.’ “

Posted by: Collins
on April 16, 2009
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During the war years, the Andrews Sisters sang many hit songs.  In our story, Meggie hears them singing “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” on a nieghbor’s radio.



Here they are dressed in uniform.  Left to right:  Maxene, Patty,  and LaVerne.

Posted by: Collins
on April 16, 2009
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Almost 8,700 B-24 Bombers were built at Willow Run.  During top production, the plant employed 42,000 people including Rosie the Riveter.

Posted by: Collins
on April 16, 2009

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