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Family Fun Book Club

Our Family Fun Book Clubs have been lots of fun for both the children and parents. This is a wonderful way to get involved in your child's education. Our first round of books were on bullying and our next round centers around Black History Month. The authors are award winning African American authors.

  • 1st grade will be reading Martin and Mahalia by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney. This is a great book that intertwines the stories of Martin Luther King and Mahalia Jackson. The meeting for 1st grade will be on January 31st at 7:45 am.
  • 2nd and 3rd grade will be reading Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes. Grimes is renowned for her poetry and this book tells the story of a shy young girl named Gabby. The meeting for 2nd and 3rd grade will be on February 14th at 7:45 am.
  • 4th and 5th grade will enjoy the classic novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor. Taylor tells the story of Cassie Logan. The story covers one year of Cassie's life as the family experiences the horrors of racism. Their land is the one thing that they possess that no one can take away. Please read with your 4th or 5th grader and join us on February 28th at 7:45 for a discussion of this wonderful novel.

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