While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween.
Gather Tuesday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss female heroines you most admire.The featured book is Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals. This is her triumphant tale of courage in being part of the "Arkansas 9" who struggled to integrate Central High in 1957.Join us for a lively discussion and refreshments.
Please join the group on April 4 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss A Bone from a Dry Sea by Peter Dickinson.This is a time travel story about human evolution, with a distance of four million years between the two protagonists. Discover the suspenseful and insightful writing of Peter Dickinson with us.Refreshments will be served.
The Peace Corps was founded 50 years ago this month. It was the brainchild of President John Kennedy, and was created by the late Sargent Shriver, President Kennedy's brother-in-law. Thousands of American volunteers have served in the Peace Corps all over the world. For more information about the Peace Corps, visit the display at Palisades Library. You might also be interested in the following books: