August 18, 2018
Tables together, seating for 6-8. MEM
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Teen Book Group: The Astonishing Color of After
Saturday, August 18, 2018
All teens in grades 6 and up welcome! Drop-in event. New members are always welcome! We meet biweekly throughout the summer to discuss that meeting's books and chat over snacks. This meeting we will be discussing: The Astonishing Color of After, by Emily X. R. Pan. Library copies of the book will be made available at the children's desk.
Summary: Leigh is convinced that her mother turned into a bird after she committed suicide. She travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time, determined to find her mother, the bird. While there, though, Leigh will discover new depths to herself and family secrets she never knew. This is a novel about finding yourself through family history, art, grief, and love.