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
Our next book for discussion on Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 2 p.m.
Hollis Woods’s search for a family is a perpetual journey, as she moves from one foster home to another until she meets the Regan family and two rather quirky elderly women who teach her a lot about love, friendship, and belonging.
Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children, including two books Girlfriends Read readers have read and enjoyed: Lily’s Crossing and Willow Run.
We hope you will join us for the discussion of her book pictures of hollis woods on Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Ten-year-old Allie is nervous about moving to a new city with her family. Will she make new friends? Will she like her new school? Read this delightful book to find out how Allie likes living on Strawberry Hill, and then join us for our discussion of the book on Sunday, October 4th at 2:00.