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Posted on: May 9, 2022

The Bookworm Book Club (Registration Required, Ages 9-12)

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Do you love to read and talk about books with others? You should join us for The Bookworm Book Club! We will read a book and meet together at the end to discuss the book. When you sign up to take part in the book club, you will receive a kit with the book we will be reading, some ideas for activities to make the book come to life, and an invitation to the book party. We will start reading the book around June 1 and our book club party will be July 7, 2-3 p.m. Please try to pick up your kit the first week of June.

This time we will be reading Pax by Sara Pennypacker. The suggested age range for this book is 9-12 years old.

Not sure if you will like this book? You’ll like this book if you like: Animals, friendship stories, epic journeys, war stories

Notes for sensitive readers: The main character Peter is abruptly forced to abandon his pet in a wrenching opening scene. Characters suffer physical injuries from war, including the loss of limbs. 

Similar stories: Where the Red Fern Grows, The Black Stallion, Julie of the Wolves

Here is the book description:

"Peter and Pax have been together ever since Peter rescued the orphaned kit, but when Peter’s father enlists in the military, he sends Peter to live with his grandfather and forces the boy to release Pax back into the wild. The separation leaves the young fox confused, and the boy heartbroken. Each are tested to their limits as they journey to reunite in a country on the brink of war."

Think you’re interested? Sign up for the book club through Eventbrite. We will contact you and let you know when to pick up your kit!

Registration is required for this event. Spots are limited.

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