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Parent/Kid Book Group (Sep)

When: Sep 14, 2023
4:00 pm
Where: Brigham City Public Library
26 E Forest St
Contact: (435) 723-5850

Book club for kids and their parents including a book to read and a treat to share.

Second Thursdays each month, 4:00pm & 7:00pm

Parent/Kid book group is a monthly book club for kids, ages 7-16, and their grownups. All adults must be accompanied by a child. Themed snacks provided. To register, pick up a copy of the month's book from the library front desk. See lists of upcoming and past books at

Book Description: When her mother dies, twelve-year-old Willa feels lost and alone except when she connects with things her mom loved about the wonders of the ocean as a marine biologist.

While on a whale-watching excursion with her dad, who is trying to cheer her up after Willa is sent to live with him and his new family, Willa is alone on one side of the boat when she sees a humpback whale. Her awe and wonderment about this massive and beautiful creature turns to shock when the whale communicates with her, introducing herself as Meg and exchanging small talk. Willa asks if they can talk again, and Meg tells her that if she goes to the edge of the shore and calls out to her, she'll reply. Whales, after all, are very social creatures and communicate by sounds that can travel for miles, underwater....