R.E.A.D.(Read; Engage; Advise; Discuss) – March

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Author: Ruta Septys
 
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp. Lina fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.
Awards:
Beehive Awards (2013)
Black-Eyed Susan Award (2013)
Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (2012)
Colorado Blue Spruce Award (2015)
Cybils (2011)
Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (2014)
Evergreen Young Adult Book Award (2014)
Gateway Readers Award (2014)
Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers (2013)
Golden Kite (2012)
Golden Sower Award (2014)
Grand Canyon Reader Award (2013)
Indies Choice Book Awards (2012)
Iowa Teen Award (2014)
Kentucky Bluegrass Award (2013)
Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (2014)
Nevada Young Readers' Award (2013)
Rhode Island Teen Book Award (2013)
Sequoyah Book Awards (2014)
South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (2014)
Tayshas Reading (2012)
Texas Lone Star Reading List (2012)
Virginia Readers Choice Award (2014)
Volunteer State Book Awards (2014)
William C. Morris YA Debut Award (2012)
Young Hoosier Book Award (2014)
Young Reader's Choice Award (2014)
 

R.E.A.D (Read; Engage; Advise; Discuss) Book Club meets on the second Saturday of the month (September thru May) at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome.