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4/20 Teen Readers Unite: As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper
Tuesday, April 20 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Readers Unite book discussion (TRU)
Title: As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper
This title is recommended for ages 13+. Program open to teens in Grades 7-12.
Sign up required to get the book and the Zoom link.
How does this work:
1. Pick the day & time you will get the book from the Curbside Pickup table WHEN you register! (If you miss your Curbside Pickup date, you will have to email firstname.lastname@example.org to reschedule).
Curbside Pickup table hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 11-4:30 PM.
3. Read the book and show up to the Google Meet on Tues. 4/20, 4:00-5:00 PM and you get to keep the book!
What is this book about?
This book has it all: a summer trip to London, LGBTQ romance, oboes!
Marty arrives in London with nothing but his oboe and some savings from his summer job, but he’s excited to start his new life-onlinewhere he’s no longer the closeted, shy kid who slips under the radar and is free to explore his sexuality without his parents’ disapproval.
From the outside, Marty’s life looks like a perfect fantasy: in the span of a few weeks, he’s made new friends, he’s getting closer with his first ever boyfriend, and he’s even traveling around Europe. But Marty knows he can’t keep up the façade. He hasn’t spoken to his parents since he arrived, he’s tearing through his meager savings, his homesickness gets worse and his anxiety flares up, and he hasn’t even come close to landing the job of his dreams. Will Marty be able to find a place that feels like home?
Prior to the program, first time program attendees may receive a call to confirm registration information for safety issues. If we are unable to confirm information, you will not be let in the day of the program.