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Saturday, April 19, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula Freedman
Daughters ages 10 to 13 and their mothers.
Read about this spunky heroine of South AsianJewish heritage in a strong, funny debut book for tween readers.
"During the fall leading up to her bat mitzvah, Tara (Hindi for star) Feinstein has a lot more than ...
her Torah portion on her mind! Between Hebrew school and study sessions with the rabbi, there doesnt seem to be enough time to hang out with her best friends. Not to mention the pressure of working on her robotics project with the class clown Ryan Berger, or figuring out what to do with a priceless heirloom sari that she accidentally ruined. Amid all this drama, Tara considers how to balance her Indian and Jewish identities and what it means to have a bat mitzvah while questioning her personal ideas of faith
Saturday, May 03, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ages 9 to 12 with adult.
This Book Club is a shared experience so adults will also be reading and discussing the book right along with their child. Talk about the book, eat snacks and participate in activities. Bring your brain and enthusiasm and get ready to dive into great books!
Saturday, January 11
/>Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Saturday, February 8
The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Saturday, March 8
Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
Saturday, April 5
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. Obrien
Saturday, May 3
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Ha