Tag Archives: Book Club

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

We held our second book club of the Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide for It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini on Thursday, May 4th. We invited Eric Wirkman from Teen Link to provide a Youth Suicide Prevention … Continue reading

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An Intense and Important Discussion

The first book in the Great Stories Club grant, Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide, was Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Because the book deals with the heavy yet relevant themes of teen suicide and sexual … Continue reading

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Activism & The Hunger Games

On Thursday, April 21st, I met with the students of Interagency Academy Alternative High School (at UDYC) for our second official Great Stories Club meeting (in March we discussed X: A Novel, but it wasn’t an official GSC title). We read and discussed Hunger Games … Continue reading

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March: Book One – Comic Analysis

Local comic book artist Greg Stump, visited with our book club in January to discuss the graphic novel, March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin along with illustrator  Nate Powell. For more information on that book club meeting, … Continue reading

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We Ask Some Great Questions!

As mentioned in the previous post, Teen Book Club was honored to host a luncheon with a special guest, R. J. Palacio (Raquel Jaramillo), author of Wonder. She was kind enough to let us interview her on film, and I think book … Continue reading

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Book of the Month – March

Register for the next Interactive. Media. Teen. Book. Club. today! Sign up here. When: Saturday, March 16th, 2 – 4 pm Where: 2nd Floor Conference Room, Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch, 1102 Tacoma Ave. South What: The Compound by S.A. Bodeen Here’s … Continue reading

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Our next meeting is B.Y.O.B.!

Bring Your Own Book, Book Club! Book club is going on hiatus for the month of September, but we’re coming back strong in October with our first B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Book) book club. Saturday, October 20th @ 2- 4 … Continue reading

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