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Monday
07
MAY

Book Warriors Book Club Meeting (Ages 10 - 12)

19:00
20:00
Gathering Volumes
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For readers between the ages of 10 and 12, a book club just for you! We meet monthly to discuss a book chosen by the group.

Join the Book Warriors for a discussion of "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins, on Monday, May 7 at 7 pm.

About the Book: In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the other districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV.

One boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected by lottery to play. The winner brings riches and favor tohis or her district. But that is nothing compared to what the Capitol wins: one more year of fearful compliance with its rule. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her impoverished district in the Games.

But Katniss has been close to dead before - and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

Join us for a fun discussion of "The Hunger Games" on Monday, May 7 at 7 pm.