One Book On the RiverbendEducated : A Memoir by Tara Westover

2019 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover









2018 - Wonder by R.J. Palacio Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The book begins with, “My name is August. I won't describe to you what I look like.
Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.”

Auggie is ten years old and wants to be just like everyone else. He is, however, far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been home-schooled by his parents his entire life in an attempt to protect him from the cruelty of the outside world. Now, Auggie's parents are sending him to a real school. Narrated by Auggie and the people around him whose lives he touches, Wonder is a frank, funny, moving debut to be read in one sitting, passed along to others, and be remembered long after the final page.

Discussion will be led by Christy Billings, Chair of One Book on the Riverbend.
Contact info: (860) 347-2528 Ext 160
This is a One Book on the Riverbend 2018 event. It is sponsored through a Middletown Rotary Grant and by The Friends of the Russell Library

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