Third Grade Book Club

Starting Oct 31, 2016

Calling Readers

Do you like to read? Are you an strong reader? Can you make a commitment?

Then Lunch book club is for you. We will be meeting each Monday at 12:00-12:30 in the Library.

First 8 People to turn in their Application will be accepted.

The One and Only Ivan

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point-of-view of Ivan himself.

Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes.

Application for Book Club

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