YA Book Club
At Wilson Public Library in Cozad
Begins in October
The YA book club for 2015-16 will read some of the 2015-2016 nominees for the Nebraska Golden Sower Award. This club is open to everyone in grades 6-12. Stop by the library, or check out the titles via downloadable audio or e-book on Overdrive. Not sure of your library card number? Give us a call at 784-2019!
We will meet the first Wednesday every month from 3:00-4:00pm on early out days to discuss that month’s book.
October 7: Stung by Bethany Wiggins
November 4: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
December 2: The Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle
January 6: Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
February 3: Prisoner 88 by Leah Pileggi
March 2: The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry
Summaries of October-December Titles
Stung by Bethany Wiggins
When a vaccine to save endangered bees causes their sting to turn children into ferocious killer beasts, the uninfected build a wall to keep the beasts out, but Fiona wakes up on the wrong side of the wall.
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Sixteen-year-old Malencia Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University. However, she is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
The Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle
The story of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba.