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March Kid Readers Unite (KRU) book discussion of Honestly Elliott
Tuesday March 8 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sign up opens for this event Tues. 2/15, at 4:30 PM.
Kid Readers Unite book discussion (KRU) will be meeting IN PERSON in the library’s Community Room on Tues, 3/8 @ 5 pm!
Are you in Grades 4-6 and LOVE to read? Do you want to get a free book just for reading? Then KRU is for you!
Parents sign up your child to get a free advance reader copy (arc). Pick up this month’s book from the second floor Kids Desk, read it, show up and participate in a fun discussion-and the book is yours to keep!
This month’s title: Honestly Elliott by Gillian McDunn
Program open to kids in Grades 4, 5, and 6.
Limited number of books available. Due to high demand, we ask that you come in to pick out your book within 5 days of registration.
How does this work:
1. Sign up for this event online. Sign up opens for this event Tues. 2/15, at 4:30 PM.
2. Pick up your book from the 2nd Floor Kid’s Desk.
Library hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-8:15 PM, Fri. – Sat. 10-4:45 PM, Sun. 1 – 4:45 PM.
No appointment needed.
3. Read the book, show up to the meeting, and you get to keep the book!*
*The rule is if you miss the meeting, you have to turn your book back in, to be fair.
What is this book about?
Elliott has been struggling since his closest friend moved away, and he’s not too sure where he fits into his own family, especially since his newly remarried dad and stepmom are expecting a baby. His grades aren’t too great, he’s always forgetting things, and he doesn’t really like sports. All together, the result is someone the complete opposite of his dad–a fact they’re both very aware of. Elliott’s only solace is cooking, where he can control the outcome, testing exciting recipes and watching his favorite cooking shows.
When he’s paired with the super smart and popular Maribel for a school-wide project, Elliott worries they won’t see eye to eye. But Maribel is also looking for a new way to show others her true self and this project could be the chance they’ve both been waiting for. Sometimes the least likely friends help you see a new side to things . . . and sometimes you have to make a few mistakes before you figure out what’s right.
Author of past KRU book, “These Unlucky Stars!”