VIRTUAL - Middle Grade Book Club with Kereen Getten

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Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location: 

We will be discussing WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU MANGOS by Kereen Getten

This month we'll be joined by author Kereen Getten.

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Please register for the meeting here.


How It Works:

1. Purchase a copy of the chosen book from the store for your middle grader.

2. Middle grader reads the book!

3. Tune into the meeting on Saturday, March 27 at 3pm for a book club discussion with fellow readers, facilitated by our Children’s Programming Director, Joy.

Parents are welcome as well, but the focus will be on letting our young readers discuss their opinions of the book and its story. Books are available for purchase in the store or online.


More about WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU MANGOS:

Imagination and adventure run wild in the most talked about middle grade debut of the year!  
 
A small village on a Jamaican island. 
A girl who doesn't remember the previous summer. 
A best friend who is no longer acting like one; a new girl who fills that hole in her heart. 
A summer of finding fallen mangos, creating made up games and dancing in the rain. 
Secrets she keeps from others...and herself.
The courage to face the truth even in the toughest of storms. 
 
Inspired by the author's childhood experiences, When Life Give You Mangos is a celebration of island life as well as a rich, lyrical mystery.  
 
Read it...and don't spoil the unforgettable ending!

More about Kereen Getten:

Kereen Getten grew up in Jamaica where she would climb fruit trees in the family garden and eat as much mango, guinep and pear as she could without being caught. She now lives in Birmingham with her family and writes stories about her childhood experiences. When Life Gives You Mangos is her debut novel. Visit her on Twitter @kereengetten or on Instagram @Kezywrites.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780593173978
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020