Reader's Studio Is Thankful for Historical Fiction!
November is a month of thankfulness, especially in our elementary book club. The Reader's Studio is thankful for the first-timers who came to this month's meeting, which focused on historical fiction. We dicussed thirteen novels, ranging from prehistoric times to the World War II era.
Uzma - Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne (prehistoric)
Elliot - Cave Dave by Carol McAdams Moore (prehistoric)
Emma - My Name Is Phillis Wheatley by Afua Cooper (mid-1700s)
Sahar - Kaya's Hero by Janet Shaw (1764)
Adnan - Earthmaker's Lodge: Native American Folklore, Activiities, and Foods edited by E. Barry Kavasch
Lauren - Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, Treasury of Illustrated Classics (1830s)
Miss Katie Jane - Next Spring an Oriole by Gloria Whelan (1837)
Aleisa - Little Women graphic novel (Civil War)
Justice - Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner (1870s)
Aziza - Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1870s)
Miss Mary Ann - Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli (Holocaust)
Daniel - Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Holocaust)
We finished the meeting with a thanksgiving craft: cornucopia tintypes. Another fun evening of books and crafts. The only thing that would make it better is even more members of the Reader's Studio. Join us next month while we laugh it up for Reader's Studio: Humor on Monday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. Call 444-7833 to reserve your spot today!