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.
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…