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.