RAB Middles book club will meet the 3rd Monday of each month at 6 pm.
RAB announces a Just For Us Middle Grade reading group (~8 yrs to 12 yrs), aka The RAB Middles! RAB employee and former Youth Services Librarian, Kathleen, will lead the reading group and add a dimension of community by reading and discussing great new reading choices for middle grade readers. Possibilities are endless! Every member helps to curate our reading list. Currently we are meeting at the shop. You need not attend every meeting to participate. Please know that spoilers and endings to our reads are discussed!
On January 15th, we will discuss When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
On February 19th, we will discuss Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
On March 18th, we will discuss DUEL by Jessixa Bagley
On April 15th, we will discuss Once There Was by Kiyash Monsef (PB release 3/5/24)
On May 20th, we will discuss Swindle by Gordon Korman
On June 17th, it is Reader's Gambit!!!! Choose your book to share & we will nosh & listen.
On January 16th we will discuss Mapmaker by Lisa Moore Ramee.
On February 20th we will discuss Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr.
On March 20th we will discuss Swim Team Johnnie Christmas.
On April 17th our book is Ranger in Time #1: Rescue on The Oregon Trail by Kate Messner.
On May 15th our book is The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau.
On June 19th we will discuss The Deadlands by Skye Welki-Wegner.
On July 17th we will discuss The Jumbies by Tracie Baptiste.
On August 21st we will discuss The First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez.
On September 18th we will discuss Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea.
NO OCTOBER MEETING! ENJOY THE 'FALL INTO OBOB! EVENTS.
On November 20th we will discuss Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZottee.
ZOOM AVAILABLE HERE
On December 18th we will discuss The Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford.
On January 17th we will discuss Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George.
On February 21st we will discuss Whale of the Wild by Roseanne Parry.
On March 21st we will discuss The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz.
On April 18th we will discuss Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Onsite & Zoom.
On May 16 we will discuss Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley. Onsite & Zoom
On June 20th we will discuss Twins by Varian Johnson. Onsite & Zoom.
On July 18th we will share thoughts on Sweet Home Alaska by Carole Espy Dagg. Onsite & Zoom.
AUGUST is a month with NO RAB MIDDLES meeting. We will meet again in September 2022.
On September 19th we will share thoughts on See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng.
On October 17th we will share thoughts on A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat.
On November 28th (4th Monday! this month) we will share thoughts on Life of Zarf: the Trouble with Weasels by Rob Harrell.
On December 19th we will share thoughts on Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.
On March 15th we will discuss The Sea in Winter by Christine Day.
On April 19th we will discuss The Greenglass House by Kate Milford. (#1 in series).
On May 17th we will discuss A Tale of Magic by Chris Colfer. (#1 in series)
On June 21st we will discuss I Am Malala: Young Readers Edition and/or Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights both titles by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick.
On July 19th we will discuss Kelly Barnhill's Newbery Winner The Girl Who Drank the Moon.
On September 20th we will discuss Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston.
On October 18th we will discuss The City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab.
On November 15th we will discuss The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.
On December 20th we will discuss The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull. This will be a hybrid meeting: in-store and ZOOM!