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    Welcome to 
    NHS Book Club
     
     Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Pratt
     
     
    Do you like to read? Do you like to talk about books with your friends? NHS Book Club meets once a month, six times during the school year. During the 2020-21 school year, the book club will meet virtually for about an hour after school in the afternoon or evening. Titles to be read will be selected by book club members. Reading copies will be available through the NHS Library, from OCLN/Norwell Public Library or borrowed digitally.
     
     
    New members are always welcome! Please email Mrs. Pratt if you would like to receive a google meet invite. --  Your librarian, Mrs. Pratt
     
     
    September kickoff meeting:  Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 2:45 in the library.  This brief meeting will last about 10 minutes.  Please drop by the library to pick up your club forms and to receive your fall book voting ballot!  
     
    Note:  Most meetings this year will be virtual google meets, at 7:00 on Wednesday evenings once a month. 
     
    2021-2022 Titles
    October: TBD
    November: TBD
     
    2020-2021 Titles
    November:  Notorious RBG: The Life and TImes of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon
    December: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    January: The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
    February:  The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis (Wed. Feb. 10 @ 7:00)
    March: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (Norwell Cares Continues.../DEAN book selection for Intergenerational Virtual Book Discussion on 3/24/21 @ 1:00
     
    April: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (Wed. April 7th @ 7:00)
    May: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner (Wed. May 12th @ 7:00)
    June:  The Power by Naomi Alderman (tentative, Wed. June 9th @ 3:00)
     
     
    2019-2020 Titles
    October:  Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner
    November:  The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes
    December:  Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
    January:  The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (also, Dinner & a Movie title at NPL on January 9th)
    February: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
    March:  The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede (Norwell Cares Continues.... book selection for 2020 (book club meeting during in-school field trip for Intergenerational Book Club program)
     
     
    2018-2019 Titles 
    October:  Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan 
    November:  Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
    December:  Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
    January: Sold On a Monday by Kristina McMorris
    February:  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
    March:  I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda (meeting will be in-school on March 19th from 11:00-1:00 as part of Norwell Cares Continues intergenerational book discussion/luncheon program)
     
         
    2017-2018 Titles 
    October: Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
    November:  The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls 
    January:  The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
    March:  Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
    April: Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
     
     
    2016-2017 Titles 
    November:  Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
    December:  All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
    January:  Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
    February: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger 
    March:  A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
     
     
    2015- 2016 Titles
    October: Conversion by Katherine Howe
    November/December: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    January:  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
    February/March:  The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard 
    April/May:  A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas 
     
     
    2015 Winter/Spring Titles
    March:  These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner 
    April:  A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
    May:  House of Stairs by William Sleator 
     
    2014 Fall Titles
    October:  We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
    November:  Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
    December:  Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
     
    2014 Spring Titles
     
    January:  every day by David Levithan
    February:  Divergent by Veronica Roth
    March:  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 
     
    2013 Fall Titles 
    October:  Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
    November:  Death Cloud by Andrew Lane
    December:  The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
     
    2013 Spring Titles 
    February:  The Miles Between by Mary E. Pearson
    March:  Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
    April:  The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
    May:  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
     
    2012 Fall Titles
    October:  Acceleration by Graham McNamee
    November:  Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
    December:  Reality Check by Peter Abrahams
     
    2012 Spring Titles
    January: Hate List by Jennifer Brown
    February:  Gone by Michael Grant
    March:  Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close  by Jonathan Safran Foer
    April:  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
                                                                                                             
    2011 Fall Titles
    October:  Going Bovine by Libba Bray
    November:  Room by Emma Donoghue
    December:  Matched by Ally Condie

     
    2011 Spring Titles
    Looking for Alaska by John Green
    The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie