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July Dive | Stillwater’s Deep Blue Readers Youth Book Club is Reader Choice this Month

July is Reader Choice Month for Deep Blue Readers! We’ll meet Sunday, 7/26 1:30pm at Valley Bookseller. There’s no escaping it. Summer is well and truly here. School is a memory. Days are full of swimming, cycling the Brown’s Creek Trail, catching the latest movies (and maybe some fish), eating more ice cream than is wise or humanly possible, and hanging out […]

My Child Is Not A Struggling Reader

She snuggles in next to me, holds up the book really high and looks at me expectantly, “Ready, mom?”  I nod and off we go, Thea trying to figure out what happened to Daniel Tiger and why he got so upset with his friends.  Every word is a thought. Every word is work.   She…

April Dive | Dare to Enter ‘The Traitors’ Gate’ by Avi

Newbery Award winning author Avi visits Stillwater Public Library for a talk and book-signing on Tuesday, April 7 @ 6:30pm. It’s an incredible chance to meet this champion of middle grades historical fiction! In coordination with his visit, Deep Blue Readers are picking up The Traitors’ Gate (2007) by Avi for our April book selection, with book club meeting Sunday, April 26 @ 1:30pm. John thinks […]

March Dive | ‘Ambassador’ with a visit from author William Alexander

It’s March, which brings Spring Break and days to dive into Ambassador by William Alexander, the next Deep Blue Readers book club selection and Young People’s Literature Finalist in this year’s Minnesota Book Awards. Physics lovers will enjoy this clever series opener—but so will those who enjoy comedy, politics, diplomacy or strange-looking aliens. – Starred Review, Kirkus We are […]

Location, Parking Info for November | ‘Countdown’ by Deborah Wiles

Welcome to the 1960s! It’s Dive Time for the Deep Blue Readers on Sunday, November 23, our final meeting for 2014. Related to the ongoing renovations at Valley Bookseller, our meeting location this month is at Mara Mi, 201 Main Street S., in downtown Stillwater. We’ll gather at 1:30pm, our usual time, near the front of the […]

DBR Announces Fall Book Picks, October Author Visit, Location Change During Valley Bookseller Construction

As kids slide through the last weeks of Summer before school begins, the Dive Team at Deep Blue Readers is getting excited about Fall 2014.  Even the title of this blog entry is a lot to take in all at once! And you’ll definitely want to know how Fall construction at Valley Bookseller will affect our meeting location. […]