2022-08-01 18:30:002022-08-01 19:15:00America/New_YorkBook ClubCome to the library and talk to others who love to read as much as you do. Adults and children read together then come to the library ready to discuss the book. Geared to children in grades 1-3.Lake Community Branch
Monday, August 01 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Add to Calendar2022-08-01 18:30:002022-08-01 19:15:00America/New_YorkBook ClubCome to the library and talk to others who love to read as much as you do. Adults and children read together then come to the library ready to discuss the book. Geared to children in grades 1-3.Lake Community Branch
The Runaways is an adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers. Grandpa's in the hospital and hating it. He swears at the nurses and makes trouble. Ulf's dad finds it too stressful to visit. But Ulf visits Grandpa as often as he's allowed, and when he's not allowed, he goes anyway. Grandpa thinks only of the place he was happiest--the island where he lived with Grandma before she died. He wants to go back, but they won't let him out of the hospital. Ulf and Grandpa take things into their own hands. If running away is the only way to get to the island, then they'll be runaways.
On Monday she's sent to the principal's office for cutting off Margaret's hair. On Tuesday, Margaret's mother is mad at her. On Wednesday, she's sent to the principal, again. On Thursday, Margaret stops speaking to her. Then Friday starts with yucky eggs and only gets worse. And by Saturday, even her mother is mad at her.
Okay, fine. Clementine is having a DISASTROUS week. But maybe can she find a way to make it better.
This is the tale of The Boy, who is not at all surprised to find a Dragon living in the hillside. Naturally, the two soon become fast friends, and when St. George arrives to battle the Dragon, whom he's sure must be a danger to the countryside, the Boy, the Dragon, and the Saint hold a surprising contest...which just might end up satisfying one and all.
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