📖November Book

posted Nov 3, 2019, 10:09 PM by Tri-Valley Community Library
Image result for the giver lois lowryHello Book Club! 

Our next meeting will be Monday, November 18th at 7:30pm in the Library, Ann will bring book suggestions and a snack.  We will discuss The Giver by Lois Lowry, there are copies available at the library or ask the librarian for a link to a digital copy.

Our next book in December will be The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier -- "New York Times bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier makes her first fictional foray into the American past in The Last Runaway, bringing to life the Underground Railroad and illuminating the principles, passions and realities that fueled this extraordinary freedom movement." ~ Amazon.com 

Review of The Giver from GoodReads.com:
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 26th 1993
ISBN0385732554 (ISBN13: 9780385732550)
Literary Awards  -  Newbery Medal (1994), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Children's Literature (1994), Golden Duck Award for Young Adult (Hal Clement Award) (1994), Garden State Book Award for Teen Fiction Grades 6-8 (1996), Buckeye Children's Book Award for Grade 6-8 (1997)
Grand Canyon Reader Award for Teen Book (1995), Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award for Grade 6-9 (1995), Golden Sower Award for Young Adult (1995), Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award for Grades 3-8 (1995), Soaring Eagle Book Award Nominee (1996), Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award for Senior (1996), Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Nominee for Fiction (1993), New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award (1997), Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (1997), William Allen White Children's Book Award (1996), Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Nominee (1996), NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature Nominee (2013), Oklahoma Sequoyah Award for YA (1996), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award (1996), Hea Lasteraamat (2010)
Read on!
~ Vanessa Stone

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