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Teen Book Club – ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’
September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us for a discussion about our book of the month, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins. Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Meetings will be held in a hybrid format (both in-person and online); a link will be sent one week prior.
Summary from Goodreads:
“It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute.
The odds are against him. He’s been given the humiliating assignment of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Their fates are now completely intertwined — every choice Coriolanus makes could lead to favor or failure, triumph or ruin. Inside the arena, it will be a fight to the death. Outside the arena, Coriolanus starts to feel for his doomed tribute… and must weigh his need to follow the rules against his desire to survive no matter what it takes. ”
For teens in grades 7 – 12.