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Books & Bagels

Books & Bagels: An Occasional Parent-Child Reading/Bookclub

Children about age 8 and up are invited to participate with a parent or caregiver in these occasional discussions around a chosen book. The group meets at Grace and walks to Brueggers Bagels on Washington (about 2-3 blocks away) during Grace Time (9:20-10:20 am). Dates for 2016-2017 have been chosen! It’s most helpful to sign up next to the church office or RSVP to Pastor Melanie: melaniehh@usfamily.net.

Sunday, February 5 — How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor

Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment, her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live, Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother, Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation.

When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars, the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is “borrow” the right dog and its owners are sure to offer a reward. What happens next is the last thing she expected.

Sunday, March 26 — Book TBD