Nutmeg Narwhals Book Club
Tuesday February 21 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
This month we will read “Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas” by Lynne Cox. Nutmeg Narwhals is a book club that meets once a month where we discuss elementary Nutmeg nominees! This book discussion is open to grades 1-3. At each meeting we discuss the book and engage in an activity related to the book!
When: Tuesday, February 21st
Where: In person at the library, in the storytime room
Who: Recommended for children in grades 2-3. (Open to Gr. 1-3)
Registration and book pick-up begins Tuesday, February 7th.
A limited number of books are available. Due to high demand, we ask that you come in to pick out your book within 5 days of registration.
How do I join the club?
- Sign up for this event online. Registration opens Tuesday February 7th.
- Pick up the book from the 2nd Floor Kid’s Desk. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-8:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 10-5 PM. Sun 1-5 PM.
- Read the book and bring it to the meeting on 02/21. (Books must be returned on the day of the book club meeting)
- If you’re unable to attend the meeting for any reason, please let us know and return your book ASAP to the Avon Library children’s desk.
*Please note that book club books must be returned to the Avon Library. They cannot be returned to other libraries.
About Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox and Brian Floca:
World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged.
Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. When Elizabeth decides to stretch out across a two-lane road, the citizens worry she might get hurt or cause traffic accidents, so a group of volunteers tows her out to sea. But Elizabeth swims all the way back to Christchurch. The volunteers catch her again and again—each time towing her farther, even hundreds of miles away—but, still, Elizabeth finds her way back home.