The Washington Highlands High Noon Book Clubhad a wonderful discussion this month, talking aboutthe book "My Sister's Keeper" by Jodi Picoult. The book was about a family who had two childrenand the eldest became sick with cancer. The Parents made the decision to have another child who would help save the life of the sick daughter. The youngest daughterwas used for more than 11 years giving blood, giving bonemarrow, and ultimately to give a kidney. She refused. Read the book to see what happens.
Silly Corny Jokes
Laughter, is it really good for the soul? Do you like to listen to corny jokes children tell? If you do, children can tell the funniest jokes with a straight face, or maybe they may have a sweet little smirk on their face to make you laugh. To get an idea of what I am talking about,
Washington Highlands Library has a book display filled with books that were selected by the DC Public Library and the D.C. Public Schools.
Come check out a sample of the books on display and get a copy of the reading list.
Arthur’s Computer DisasterBy: Marc BrownGrades: 3-6Arthur has a new computer game called Deep Dark Sea that he is hooked on.He wants to play the game on the computer every chance he gets. When his mother was leaving for work, she told him not to play
Em Watts is your typical high school braniac. She shuns fashion for a more comfortable, yet sloppy look. She pretends that she doesn’t care when the cool kids at her specialty high school shun her. And she is in love with her best friend, Christopher.