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Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 11:00am

Author Michael Slack

The Author of one of our favorite picture books for toddlers, Monkey Truck is back with another perfect picture book for toddlers, Turtle Tug to the Rescue! Join us for storytime, drawing and more! Recommended for ages 1-5 Note:  This will take the place of our... (read more)
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Caldecott Winner, KEVIN HENKES!

Kevin Henkes is the Author and Illustrator of many beautiful picture books including Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, Caldecott Honor, Owen and Caldecott Winner, Kitten's First Full Moon. We are thrilled to host Mr. Henkes with is 50th BOOK, Egg!
Join us for a... (read more)
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 11:00am

Storytime with Author Gennifer Choldenko

You may know her middle grade novels, the Al Capone Does My Shirts shirts series that take place in Alcatraz, but most recently, Gennifer has been writing picture books!  Join us for storytime with Gennifer as she presents her new book, Dad and the Dinosaur!  Dad... (read more)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm

Grown up Book club

This month's selection is Our Souls at Night. Our grown-up book club is open to join any time.  To be added to our distribution list for future book club dates, email diane@thereadingbug.com Book club books are available the month prior to each meeting at a 10%... (read more)

Featured Staff Reviews

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer is a fascinating dystopian novel about Matteo, a young clone raised by a drug lord of the same name, also known as “El Patrón,” in Opium, a country located between the United States and what was once called Mexico. A story about Matteo’s struggle to stay alive and to discover who he is, The House of the Scorpion won the National Book Award for Young People’s fiction in 2004. An equally excellent sequel, The Lord of Opium, was published in 2013, and begins a few hours after the first book ends. 14 year-old Matt, who was originally created to provide spare parts for El Patrón, becomes his... (read more)

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