Summer Book Groups

Middle Grade

Thursdays @ 4:00pm

Shelley Sommer, Inly School Librarian

July 6 - Beyond the Bright Sea, Lauren Wolk

July 20 - See You in the Cosmos, Jack Cheng

August 10 - The Warden's Daughter, Jerry Spinelli

 

Karin Johnston, Deer Hill 5th Grade Teacher

July 13 - Threads, Ami Polonsky

August 3 - The Ethan I Was Before, Ali Standish

August 17 - Refugee, Alan Gratz

 

Teen

Thursdays @ 7:00pm

Bill Grace, Buttonwood Book Manager

July 6 - When Dimple Met Rishi, Sandhya Menon

July 20 - The Hate You Give, Angie Thomas

August 3 - The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, Mackenzi Lee

August 17 - You're Welcome, Universe, Whitney Gardner

Beyond the Bright Sea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101994856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2017

From the bestselling author of Newbery Honor-winner Wolf Hollow, the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family.


See You in the Cosmos Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399186370
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Published: Dial Books - February 28th, 2017

"I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder." --Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places


The Warden's Daughter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375831997
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017

From Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli (Maniac Magee, Stargirl) comes the "moving and memorable" (Kirkus Reviews, starred) story of a girl searching for happiness inside the walls of a prison.


Threads Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484746905
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 1st, 2016

To Whom It May Concern: Please, we need help
The day twelve-year-old Clara finds a desperate note in a purse in Bellman's department store, she is still reeling from the death of her adopted sister, Lola.


The Ethan I Was Before Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062433381
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Published: HarperCollins - January 24th, 2017

Life can be transformed in one moment, but does that one moment define you for life?

Lost in the Sun meets The Thing About Jellyfish in Ali Standish's breathtaking debut. A poignant middle grade novel of friendship and forgiveness, The Ethan I Was Before is a classic in the making.


Refugee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .

ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .


When Dimple Met Rishi Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481478687
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Published: Simon Pulse - May 30th, 2017

A New York Times bestseller


The Hate U Give Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 28th, 2017

Eight Starred Reviews #1 New York Times Bestseller

"Absolutely riveting " --Jason Reynolds

"Stunning." --John Green

"This story is necessary. This story is important." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062382801
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 27th, 2017

A hilarious and swashbuckling teen historical fiction novel, named one of summer's 20 must-read books by Entertainment Weekly A New York Times bestseller


You're Welcome, Universe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399551413
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2017

A vibrant, edgy, fresh new YA voice for fans of More Happy Than Not and Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, packed with interior graffiti.

When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for the Deaf, she covers it up with a beautiful (albeit illegal) graffiti mural.