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June Book Discussion at the CCBC

Discussion Date: Wednesday, June 14
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Room 401 Teacher Education Building, UW-Madison campus (map)

Since 1981 the Cooperative Children's Book Center has offered monthly discussions of newly published trade books for children and young adults. The meetings are open to anyone who wishes to read the books in advance and participate in the discussion.

We welcome any interested adults to our CCBC book discussions. Please do read at least one or two books on the list if you plan to attend. If you have questions or would like more information, please call 608-263-3720.

The books on this discussion list are not necessarily recommended by the CCBC. For a list of new titles that are recommended by the CCBC staff, please see our Book of the Week or use the Quick Search feature on our web site.

Next CCBC Book Discussion: TBD

CCBC Discussion Guidelines

Shorter Books for June 14

Away by Emil Sher. Illustrated by Qin Leng. Groundwood / House of Anansi Press, 2017. 24 pages

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall. Candlewick Press, 2017. 32 pages

A Letter to My Teacher by Deborah Hopkinson. Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. Schwartz & Wade, 2017. 32 pages

The Lost Kitten by LEE. Illustrated by Komako Sakai. Translated from the Japanese by Cathy Hirano. U.S. edition: Gecko Press, 2017.

Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 32 pages

Poor Louie by Tony Fucile. Candlewick Press, 2017. 40 pages

Splotch by Gianna Marino. Viking, 2017. 32 pages

Longer Books for June 14

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli. Balzer + Bray, 2017. 340 pages

When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina. U.S. edition: Tradewind Books, 2017. 221 pages

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner. Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. 297 pages


You may read these books at the CCBC or check them out overnight (after 3 p.m., to be returned by 9:30 the following day). CCBC Public Service Hours

Many of these titles may also be available at or through public libraries in Madison and surrounding communities.


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