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Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 5:00pm

Join 2nd grade teacher Cara for great discussion of our favorite middle grade books!  This month's selection is The Two Princesses of Bamarre, available for 10% off at The Reading Bug. THIS IS A SPECIAL CELEBRATION POT LUCK!  If you are joining us for the first... (read more)

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 4:30pm

Check out what our 3-8 year old Broadway Kids have been up to during our Monday classes with Miss Katie!  You'll see a brief musical theater performance followed up by a fun dance party!  For more info about Broadway Kids, visit... (read more)

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for refreshments and lively discussion! This month's selection is Homegoing available for 10% off at The Reading Bug. Homegoing (320 pp) by Yaa Gyasi.  The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters... (read more)

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for refreshments and lively conversation! This month's selection is A Man Called Ove and is available for 10% off at The Reading Bug. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bachman (337 pp).  At 59 Ove is a grumpy guy whose wife died 4 years ago.  Ove decided... (read more)

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for refreshments and lively conversation! This month's selection is The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin (448 pp). It is a fictionalized account of the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples—Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. grown ups... (read more)

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:00pm

From the beloved creator of Skippyjon Jones, this tale of a girl who can't help thinking outside the box affirms the importance of creativity and imagination. Sarabella's Thinking Cap is the perfect book for your early reader and dreamer! Recommended for all ages

Featured Staff Reviews

One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi is a story about an Afghani family struck with tragedy when the father loses his leg and his ability to support the family in a bomb blast in Kabul. The family moves to the father’s village, where his brother can help support them, but their situation is desperate. With no sons, there is no way for the family of five to earn money. As a result, relatives persuade the mother to transform Obayda, the youngest daughter, into a bacha posh (a boy). Transformed into a boy named Obayd, Obayda enjoys freedom she would never experience as a girl although she realizes that her freedom will not last. This is a... (read more)

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