Tween Book Club: ‘Allergic’ by Megan Wagner Lloyd

Friday, April 12, 2024
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sometimes reading is more fun when you have others to talk to. Registering for this program puts you on a list to pick up a free copy of this month’s club pick, Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd.

  1. Register for this program to get your copy of the book. If you can’t pick it up at Newport, tell us your location choice using the special needs section of the registration form.
  2. Starting March 8th, pick up your book from the library.
  3. Read and enjoy the book at your own pace.
  4. Come chat about this month’s book and other books you love in person or online on April 12th at 4:00 pm at the Newport Branch or via Zoom.

This book club is for ages 8-14.

If you prefer to join via Zoom, let us know in the notes section and a link will be sent.


 

A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl with severe allergies who just wants to find the perfect pet!

At home, Maggie is the odd one out. Her parents are preoccupied with getting ready for a new baby, and her younger brothers are twins and always in their own world. Maggie loves animals and thinks a new puppy is the answer, but when she goes to select one on her birthday, she breaks out in hives and rashes. She’s severely allergic to anything with fur!

Can Maggie outsmart her allergies and find the perfect pet? With illustrations by Michelle Mee Nutter, Megan Wagner Lloyd draws on her own experiences with allergies to tell a heartfelt story of family, friendship, and finding a place to belong.

 

 

 

 

 


Please note any accommodation requests in the Special Needs section of the registration form.
We encourage adults to remain in the library but to allow their tween/teen to attend the program alone – only if both are comfortable. If an adult must be present, they must sit with the tween/teen.
If you have any questions, please contact Jessi at jholloway@cc-pl.org.

 

Meeting Room:   Newport - Kinsella Community Room Main Level

Age Range:   8-14

Snacks Provided:   Yes

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