Illinois Reads Book Group

Read a book, enjoy a discussion, and meet a real author!

The Ugly One, written by Leanne Statland Ellis

Meeting Dates

Start the book over break. Then, come to the book group meetings on these days:
  • Thursday, April 9
  • Tuesday, April 14
  • Thursday, April 16

All meetings start at 7:30 a.m. in room 209.

How should you get the book right away? Download it to your digital reader, purchase it at Anderson's in Downers Grove, or try a library. Start reading as soon as you can!

Questions? Email Miss Poloncsik through your Google account or at

Meet the author!

Leanne will be at Illinois Reads (Westmont High School) on April 18. After participating in the book group, you'll have an amazing opportunity to meet this author! You might even earn the chance to be her escort for the day! Check out her website at