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Historic Middle School Book Club
June 5, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Have a middle schooler who cannot get enough of history class? Is your teen an avid reader? Bring them to the Alexander Majors Barn for our bi-monthly historic book club. Middle schoolers from around the Kansas City area will gather to discuss a historically themed book, complete activities, and enjoy a snack.
Book line up:
- 2/6: Fever 1793
- 4/3: The Book Thief
- 6/5: Esperanza Rising
- 8/7: Chains
- 10/2: Pharaoh’s Daughter
- 12/4: The Crystal Ribbon
Book descriptions courtesy of Amazon:
Esperanza thought she’d always live a privileged life on her family’s ranch in Mexico. She’d always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Mama, Papa, and Abuelita to care for her. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. Esperanza isn’t ready for the hard work, financial struggles brought on by the Great Depression, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When Mama gets sick and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances-because Mama’s life, and her own, depend on it.
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