Book Club

About: Read the current month’s book selection and then join Mrs. Haake to discuss.

Books: The Media Center will have several copies of the selected title available for students. Students may also get a copy on their own using BCCLS, the public library or any of the ways listed below:

  • Electronic copy via Discover Destiny
  • Park Ridge Library
  • Request via BCCLS (How to)
  • Libby app – use a valid library card to listen or read eBook version
  • Purchase book

When:  Middle SchoolFirst Tuesday of the month
When: Teen – Last Tuesday of the month
Time: Each group will meet during its lunch period
Where: Media Center


Middle School Current Selection

Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King
Meeting: Tuesday, February 7th

Seventh-grader Sara wants to be normal but her panic attacks and other episodes cause her to isolate herself until, in group therapy, she meets talkative and outgoing Erin, her first friend..


Teen Current Selection

The Words we Keep by Erin Stewart
Meeting: Tuesday, February 28th

When sixteen-year-old Lily Larkin’s older sister, Alice, begins to struggle with her mental health, Lily attempts to keep everything together and perfect, despite her own growing anxiety.

Titles for 2022-23

MonthTeenMiddle School
October These Deadly Games by UrbanBloom by Oppel
NovemberTwo Truths and a Lie by Henry The Strangers by Haddix
DecemberThings we Know by Heart by Kirby Just like that by Schmidt
JanuaryThe year I stopped trying by Heaney Two Degrees by Gratz
FebruaryTBA by Sara and the Search for Normal by King
MarchThe weight of blood by Jackson I am Princess X by Priest
April We Come Apart by CrossanTBA by
May TBA by TBA by