Children's Upcoming Book Groups

For 2nd & 3rd Grade:

EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken
 by Sally Warner

Saturday, March 23 from 3:30 - 4:30

EllRay Jakes is tired of being bullied by fellow classmate Jared Matthews. But when EllRay tries to defend himself, he winds up in trouble. Then his dad offers him a deal: If he stays out of trouble for one week, they'll go to Disneyland! EllRay says he can do it. But saying it and doing it are two very different things.


Details:
  • This is parent/child book group
  • New members are always welcome
  • Books are available for checkout at the children's desk
  • Snacks will be served
  • Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1403
EllRay Jakes book cover

For 4th & 5th Grade:

"Front Page"
 by Kelly Yang


Wednesday, February 13 from 4:30 - 5:30


"Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason."

Details:
  • New members are always welcome
  • Books are available for checkout at the children's desk
  • Snacks will be served
  • Registration is not required. Please give us a call with any questions: 781-741-1405 ext. 1403
Front Page Book Cover