READING ROCKS @ JFDS! Nov.-Dec. BOOK DISCUSSION GROUPS
“ A Girl’s Point of View”
“Guys Read Too”
Book Group How to Join? When? Where? Who?
See dates below, every meeting 2:30-3:30 Media Center, J.F.D. Open to all J.F.D. students - 15 students per group
Alternating Tuesdays - Nov. 20 & Dec. 4 “A Girl’s Point of View” Book Group - sponsored by Mainely Girls
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill. (NoveList K-8)
Alternating Tuesdays - Nov. 27 & Dec. 11 “Guys Read Too” Book Group - sponsored by J.F.D. The Young Man and the Sea by W.R. Philbrick After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman decides that it is up to him to earn money to take care of himself and his father, so he undertakes a dangerous trip alone out on the ocean off the coast of Maine to try to catch a bluefin tuna. (NoveList K-8)