The JTL Nutmeg Book Club is a discussion group for kids in grades 4-6 (ages 8-12).
The club meets monthly on a Wednesday at 4:00 pm. Each meeting will include lively discussion, activities, and a delicious book-related treat. Amy Witherell has generously offered to lead discussions and provide treats. Thank you, Amy!
*Books will be available to borrow the month prior to each event. Registration is required.
Book Club Schedule:
Wed., February 19, 2020 — Unbound: A Novel in Verse by Ann E. Burg
Grace is called from the slave cabins to the big house to work for the Master. Grace’s Mama warned her to keep her questions to herself. When Grace is unable to take the injustice, she is forced to run away to the safety of the Great Dismal Swamp. (snack: kitchen sink cookies)
Wed., March 25, 2020 — Save Me A Seat by Sarah Weeks
Ravi has only just moved to America from India. Joe has been here his whole life. They are two outcasts who don’t agree on anything, until they’re shoved together by the universe (and their teacher), and continue to… not get along. Will they ever overcome their differences? (snack: lunch lady brownies)
Wed., April 29, 2020 — Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger & Paul Dellinger
Understanding middle school is hard for humans but for robot, Fuzzy, it’s impossible! Vice Principal Barbara is determined to weed out all students who don’t measure up and Fuzzy is her number one target. Can Maxine help Fuzzy survive VP Barbara when he can barely navigate the hallways? (snack: robot rice krispie treats)
Wed., May 20, 2020 — *Book discussion & Red Carpet Reveal Party Greetings from Witness Protection! by Jake Burt
An expert pickpocket and orphan in foster care, Nicki Demere is placed with a family hiding in Witness Protection where she must learn to fit in as a daughter and sister while protecting her new family. (snack: decorate your own cupcake)