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Tween Book Club

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Tweens  will discuss their favorite books and learn about similar books they might enjoy while completing a craft or activity.
 
In April we will feature They Call Me Guero: A Border Kid's Poems by David Bowles
 
Twelve-year-old Güero is Mexican American, at home with Spanish or English and on both sides of the river. He's starting 7th grade with a woke English teacher who knows how to make poetry cool.
In Spanish, 'Güero' is a nickname for guys with pale skin, Latino or Anglo. But make no mistake: our red-headed, freckled hero is puro mexicano, like Canelo Álvarez, the Mexican boxer. Güero is also a nerd--reader, gamer, musician--who runs with a squad of misfits like him, Los Bobbys. Sure, they get in trouble like anybody else, and like other middle-school boys, they discover girls. Watch out for Joanna! She's tough as nails.
But trusting in his family's traditions, his accordion and his bookworm squad, he faces seventh grade with book smarts and a big heart. Life is tough for a border kid, but Güero has figured out how to cope.
He writes poetry.
 
Kids ages 8-12
Materials will be provided while supplies last.
This program will begin on time. Please arrive a few minutes early. Latecomers will be accommodated when possible.
 
For questions or more information contact Melissa: Melissag@pflugervilletx.gov

2018-19 tween book club

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