Young Readers Book Group

Live via Zoom:
Tuesday, June 16, 6:00 PM
Young Readers Book Group with Jessica discusses
All Summer Long and Camp

Led (virtually!) by Greenlight co-owner Jessica, our Young Readers Book Group is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend. For June, the group discusses graphic novels about friendship and summer camp: Eisner Award winner Hope Larson’s All Summer Long and bestselling author-illustrator Kayla Miller’s Camp. Thirteen-year-old Bina has a long summer ahead of her in Larson’s All Summer Long. She and her best friend, Austin, usually do everything together, but he's off to soccer camp for a month, and he's been acting kind of weird lately anyway. How Bina and Austin rise above their growing pains and reestablish their friendship and respect for their differences makes for a touching and funny coming-of-age story. In Miller’s Camp, Olive is sure she’ll have the best time at summer camp with her friend Willow – but while Olive makes quick friends with the other campers, Willow struggles to form connections and latches on to the only person she knows – Olive. Miller has created an emotional and honest story about navigating new experiences, learning to step outside one’s comfort zone, and the satisfaction of blazing your own trails.

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All Summer Long (Eagle Rock Series #1) Cover Image
By Hope Larson, Hope Larson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780374310714
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 1st, 2018

Camp (A Click Graphic Novel) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328530820
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2019

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