A teenager’s life is turned around by one single event… Does this make him a monster? Read the award-winning book Monster by Walter Dean Meyers, then come for a lively discussion, plus pizza and dessert.
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.
Tuesday, October 14 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Click here to register.
Pizza & Pages Book Club
Grades 6-8 – Advance registration required
April 22, 2014 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Creekside Room, Mill Valley Public Library
Middle schoolers: read Trash by Andy Mulligan and get ready to discuss it with your fellow readers and eaters over pizza and dessert.
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Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping on it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, the world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It’s a bag of clues. It’s a bag of hope. It’s a bag that will change everything. Soon Raphael and his friends are running for their lives. Hounded by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking and fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man’s mission to put right a terrible wrong. And it’s three street-boys against the world…
January 21, 2014 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Middle Schoolers! Read the award winning futuristic novel The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer and get ready to discuss it with your fellow readers over pizza and dessert. Grades 6 – 8, Advance sign-up required. Register today! Call 415-389-4292 x4741 for more details.
Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Grades 6 – 8
Read Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi on your own. This award-winning novel takes the reader to a futuristic world, where teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living. When he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl. Join your fellow readers and eaters for a lively discussion over pizza and dessert.
Call 415-389-4292 x4741 for more information or click here to register. (Creekside Room.)