4 of 5 book clubs will meet this month to discuss books read over Winter Break. One will meet to discuss a previously read book, due to a missed meeting.
6th Grade - January 11 - The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateI'll share the Official Book Trailer
Some information about Katherine Applegate (and her husband Michael Grant). I was lucky enough to hear Ms. Applegate speak back in August, shortly after The Real Ivan died. And if conversation lulls, I'll share the Harper Collins Children's Discussion Guide.
7th Grade Howard - January 11 - Boy21 by Matthew QuickHere's the trailer
Here's a bio of Matthew Quick. And some questions for Boy21.
7th Grade Roberts - January 18 - Shatter Me by Tahereh MafiThe trailer
The blog of Tahereh Mafi and some information about Shatter Me movie rights which were sold even before the book came out! Also, a recording of Ms. Mafi pronouncing her first name! On her official website you can see a trailer for book 1.5 Destroy Me.
7th Grade Randolph - January 25 - Partials by Dan WellsThe trailer
Dan Wells' bio as well as a trailer for the next book, Fragments.
8th Grade - January 24 - Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini TaylorTrailer
Laini Taylor's Blog. Those UK covers are so much better! Love their simplicity. A few discussion questions from LitLovers.