Summer Book Club

Westtown School is excited to offer a Summer Reading Book Club for students from any school entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade.  Meetings will be led by a Westtown School librarian and books have been selected from a variety of genres.  Students should choose the books they are interested in, and sign up for the book club meetings on those dates.

WHO: kids entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in September

WHERE: Mary Hutton Biddle Library

WHEN: 4:00 – 5:00 PM Thursdays (dates listed below)

HOW TO SIGN UP: Choose the books you are interested in, and sign up for the book club meetings on those dates.

SPACE IS LIMITED to 12 PARTICIPANTS at each meeting.

June 29 │Panda-monium, by Stuart Gibbs

June 29, 2017

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mary Hutton Biddle Library

FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival of its most thrilling animal yet—Li Ping—a rare and very expensive giant panda. But when the truck transporting Li Ping shows up, its precious cargo has vanished into thin air.

Teddy Fitzroy steps in to solve the mystery of the purloined panda.

July 13 │ Land of Stories: Worlds Collide, by Chris Colfer

July 13, 2017

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mary Hutton Biddle Library

This conclusion to the Land of Stories series is action-packed!

With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet. Can the twins restore order between the human and fairy tale world?

July 27 │ The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

July 27, 2017

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mary Hutton Biddle Library

Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

August 10 │ It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel, by Firoozeh Dumas

August 10, 2017

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mary Hutton Biddle Library

Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s.

August 24 │ Schooled, by Gordon Korman

August 24, 2017

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mary Hutton Biddle Library

Cap lives in isolation with his grandmother, a former hippie; but when she falls from a tree and breaks her hip, Cap is sent to a foster home where he has his first experience in a public school.