Another Shade of Blue Book Club
Are you a book lover? Would you rather read than anything else? We'd love for you to join us at Another Shade of Blue, our book club for middle grade boys and girls in 4th through 6th grade. We meet the last Saturday of each month (or sometimes other Saturdays) at 10 a.m to discuss particular books, books that you are reading, and a few books that aren't even out in the wild yet!
Our next books:
January 26: The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
February 9: Monstrous Devices by Damien Love
**Note: We're meeting at 12:00 p.m. on February 9. Stay for the author event with Lynne Kelly, author of Song for a Whale at 1:00 if you can!
March 23: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
April 27: The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
May 18: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
From New York Times best-selling author Karina Yan Glaser comes one of Times' Notable Children's Books of 2017: “In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their beloved brownstone home, but win it back with an all-out charm offensive.”
The Va$17.99ISBN: 9780451478580Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018
“I enjoyed everything about Damien Love’s debut—its title, its breakneck action, its sly sense of humor. I wish my first novel had been as imaginative and assured.” —Anthony Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of the Alex Rider series$16.99ISBN: 9781524770235Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019
In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.$16.99ISBN: 9780062563880Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - January 8th, 2019
A hilarious new middle grade novel from beloved and bestselling author Gordon Korman about what happens when the worst class of kids in school is paired with the worst teacher—perfect for fans of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day.$16.99ISBN: 9781368013352Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - January 15th, 2019Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee's space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you'd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe, Min's mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting. They must appear human at all times.