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Young Adult Book Group
May 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, happening 12 times
Lancaster Public Library created a teen-centered book club for youth ages 12-18! Come, and check it out!
Join us to talk about our featured book, YA buzz, and also bring reading suggestions for possible featured books for future meetings.
BOOK GROUP DETAILS
The group will meet the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6pm in the Clark Room, on the library’s 2nd floor
January book selection: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Questions? Contact our Children’s Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-394-2651 x100.
ABOUT THE HATE YOU GIVE
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.
Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.
But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.