Saturday, October 10, 2015

Reading Rules: A Book Discussion Group for Grades 3-6

Reading Rules is a book discussion group for kids in grades 3-6 featuring STEAM crafts and activities based around the chosen book for the month. This book club meets during the day and is designed for the schedules of families who homeschool their children, but all children are welcome to attend.

I Survived: True Stories by Lauren Tarshis is the featured selection for October and the Reading Rules book club will meet at the Cumming Library on Thursday, October 22 at 1:00 p.m.

I Survived: True Stories by Lauren Tarshis is part of her I Survived series in which each book tells a terrifying and thrilling story from history, through the eyes of a boy who lived to tell the tale. At the heart of each story is a nonfiction article about a fascinating and exciting topic from history or science.

I Survived: True Stories tells these tales of natural and man- made disasters from both historical and contemporary times, including:

  • The Children's Blizzard of 1888
  • The Titanic, 1912
  • The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919
  • The Japanese Tsunami, 2011
  • The Henryville Tornado, 2012
The book club will be discussing the stories and performing sink or float experiments, making a tornado in a bottle, and learning tornado safety tips.  Registration is recommended.