New Teen Book Club: The Chapters

April 2, 2019

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We're thrilled to partner with Noble High School to offer a new book club for teens: The Chapters. The Chapters is open to all Noble High School students and meets one Wednesday a month in the high school library during Knight time. Books from all genres will be discussed. For a copy of each month's book, please visit Ms. Taylor in the school library.

 

Upcoming meeting dates and book titles are:

 

Wednesday, April 24th at 10:30am - Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

 

 Book summary:

Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal phrase containing all the letters of the alphabet, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” 

Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island’s Council, which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel. The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl’s fight for freedom of expression, as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 22 at 10:30am - Cinder by Marissa Meyer

 

 
Book Summary: 
 

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . .

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world's future.

 

 

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