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Chapter and Verse Book Club: You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins and Book Uncle and Me by Una Krishnaswami

February 21, 2018
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.

But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she's just a kid. She can't even vote

A 2017 National Book Award Longlist Title with five starred reviews
One of School Library Journal's Best Books of 2017
One of The New York City Public Librariy's Notable 50 Best Books for Teens

Date: 
Feb 21
Venue: 
Redbery Books