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Kid Readers Unite (KRU) book discussion of These Unlucky Stars by Gillian McDunn

Tuesday, March 23 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kid Readers Unite book discussion (KRU)

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!

Your parent can sign you up to get your own free advance reader copy (arc) of this month’s title. Pick up the book from our Curbside Kids Cart, read it, show and participate in a fun discussion-and the book is yours to keep!

This month’s title: These Unlucky Stars by Gillian McDunn

This book is recommended for ages 8-12.

Program open to kids in Grades 4, 5, and 6. 

This discussion will occur on Google Meet. The link to this virtual program will be emailed out on Mon. 3/22, the day before the program.

How does this work:
1. Register and choose to pick up your book on Sat. 2/20 between 10am-4:30pm from the Super Hero cart in the front entrance of the library, or email Miss Marisa at mhicking@libraryconnection.info to choose a different date to pickup your book. 

Curbside Pickup Kids Cart hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 11-4:30 PM.

2. Read the book!

3. The Google Meet link will be emailed to all who signed up the afternoon of  Mon. 3/22.

4. Show up to the book discussion on Google Meet on Tues. 3/23, 4:00-5:00 PM and you get to keep the book!

What is this book about?

 A sweet and heartfelt story about how the most unexpected friendship has the power to change us forever, perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt. 

Annie’s mother taught her daughter from a young age that Annie was born unlucky and that life was simply not destined to go well for her. Annie has always been the odd one out in her family. Her practical dad and brother just don’t understand the way she thinks. Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Annie has been reluctant to get close to anyone.

When a poor decision lands Annie in hot water, she must make amends by watching her elderly neighbor’s weird dog all summer. As Annie begins to connect with her neighbor Gloria, it becomes clear that Gloria won’t be able to live on her own for much longer. But it’s this friendship that gives Annie the confidence to let maybe people in. Annie might even decide to make her own luck and path to happiness.

Perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Gillian McDunn has crafted another touching story that will remain in readers’ hearts.  

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.


Tuesday, March 23
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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AFPL Teen Programs
860 673 9712 x 239
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