Book Club's next pick is Battle Royale by Koushun Takami; all are welcome to join the discussion after school in the library on Thursday, March 12.
From Goodreads: "A class of junior high
school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a
ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to
kill one another until only one survivor is left standing. Battle Royale is a Lord of
the Flies for the 21st century, a potent allegory of what it means to be
young and (barely) alive in a dog-eat-dog world. "
This book is long, so give yourself time to finish it! Check with me about getting a copy in the library; I should have more copies after break.
books and meetings for the rest of the year have been set, so join us on
the following days if you're interested in any of the books we'll be
reading later this year.