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Book Club Title for March

'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Called the Great Migration by historians, the years 1915-1970 witnessed the largest movement of people in the history of the United States, greater than the Gold Rush of the 1850s or the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

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Curl up, get cozy, and read!Summer According to HumphreyBy Betty G. BirneyJUV J BIRNEYWhen summer arrives, Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, is surprised and pleased to learn that he will be going to Camp Happy Hollow.

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Children of the Crow Cove

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Crow-GirlBy Bodil BredsdorffJUV J BREDSDORFFAfter the death of her grandmother, a young orphaned girl leaves her house by the cove and begins a journey that leads her to people and experiences that exemplify the wisdom her grandmother had shared with her. 155 pages.

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Melvin Beederman Superhero

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Curse of the Bologna SandwichBy Greg TrineJUV J TRINEBook One in the Melvin Beederman Superhero series. After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers.

How We Learn About the Books We Love and the Authors Who Wrote Them

The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library welcome David Stewart, President and Founder of the Washington Independent Review of Books, as he discusses "How We Learn About the Books We Love and the Authors Who Wrote Them."

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The Knights' Tales

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the GreatBy Gerald MorrisJUV J MORRISBook One of the Knights’ Tales shares stories of Sir Lancelot, the bravest knight in King Arthur's court.

Meet Harpo!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

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Tia Lola

Curl up, get cozy, and read!How Tía Lola came to Visit Stay by Julia AlvarezJUV J ALVEREZ

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The Lunch Lady

Curl up, get cozy, and read with these fun books from the Lunch Lady. Lunch Lady and the Mutant MathletesBy Jarrett KrosoczkaJUV GN J KROSCOCZKAFor having skipped the school field trip, Dee, Hector and Terrence must join the mathletes team. But as they are poised to beat the undefeated champions, secret crime fighter Lunch Lady discovers something strange about the opposing team.

SPANISH Mt. Pleasant Book Club

Platero y Yo

¡Reunámonos en el club de lectura en español! (Conducido en español.)