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Off the Shelf Teen Book Club
Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the month to hang out, eat snacks, and talk about books!
In August, we’re discussing The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas!
DESCRIPTION: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter lives in two very different worlds—a poor neighborhood with her family and a fancy suburban prep school where she attends. Starr witnesses a shocking event that threatens to upend the uneasy balance between these worlds. She watches as her unarmed, childhood best friend is fatally shot at the hands of a police officer. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline with opinions from each side surfacing. But what really went down that night? The only person alive who can answer that is Starr. She must choose her words carefully because what she says could stir her community or endanger her life.
A BCPL STAFF PICK
Tracy says: A well-written, fast-paced read with substance! This is an important book that is also enjoyable to read, featuring a great, authentic voice and wonderful character development.
More upcoming book club selections include:
- SEPTEMBER: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
- OCTOBER: Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine
Choose any Goosebumps title to read and discuss!
Ages 12–18. Just drop in!
Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? E-mail Alexis at email@example.com.