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4th Tuesday Book Club (Group A)

WHEN WOMEN WERE DRAGONS

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Group A meets to discuss When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill.

Alex Green is a young girl in a world much like ours. But this version of 1950’s America is characterized by a significant event: The Mass Dragoning of 1955, when hundreds of thousands of ordinary wives and mothers sprouted wings, scales and talons, left a trail of fiery destruction in their path, and took to the skies. Was it their choice? What will become of those left behind? Why did Alex’s beloved Aunt Marla transform but her mother did not? Alex doesn’t know.

It’s taboo to speak of. Forced into silence, Alex nevertheless must face the consequences of this disturbing event: a mother more protective than ever; a father growing increasingly distant; the upsetting insistence that her aunt never even existed; and helping to raise a beloved younger girl obsessed with dragons far beyond propriety.

Visit the Reference/Information Desk on the 2nd floor to register, borrow a copy of the book (first come-first served), and to learn about Book Club titles planned for the remainder of the year. 

The meeting will take place in the Conference Room on the 2nd floor. To confirm location and details, call 803-642-2020, extension 3