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Teen Events

Tween Book Group

Monday, October 26 @ 4 PM

The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier

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Get in the mood for Halloween with this spine-chilling novel by Jonathan Auxier, author of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes.

The Night Gardener follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its family are not quite what they seem. Soon the children are confronted by a mysterious spectre and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. With Auxier’s exquisite command of language, The Night Gardener is a mesmerizing read and a classic in the making.

Sign up and get your copy at the service desk. Halloween treats will be served!

Special thanks to our 2015 team of teen summer volunteers:

Addy Ystenes, Anton Gresch, Celia Jones, Dalton Pasquan, Emily Bernd, Ian Bohachek, Kaitlyn Peters, Kate Johnson, Lane Laboda, Marcy Thompson, Mariah Kahl, Morgan Mahoney, Scarlett Wankerl, Victoria Trantow, Zoey Ystenes, and Zoey Howard.

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Teen Book Club Interview with author Adam Rex

Cover of True Meaning of Smekday, showing letters as parts of buildings in a city with alien space ships landing.

Check out this interview with the author of one of our favorite reads. The True Meaning of Smekday. We read the book for an end of the year selection for the past two years (just because we like it so much). Adam Rex offered to answer questions for our group, take a look at what he had to say.