Tag Archives: 2014 Dives

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 […]

Location, Parking Info for September | ‘The Mostly True Story of Jack’

If one of the adults in your family follows Valley Bookseller on Facebook, you may have seen their series of pictures showing the renovations in progress. Those photos make it no surprise that we’re already meeting in the new Deep Blue Readers space at The Loft courtesy of River Market Co-Op. Remember that The Loft is actually across Main […]

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. […]

August Dive | ‘Island of Thieves’ by Josh Lacey

Have you ever done something that caused real trouble only to find yourself in even deeper hot water? That’s the situation Tom Trelawney faces once his parents drop him at Uncle Harvey’s doorstep in New York City. Learning that his wayward relative plans to leave him behind and head for Peru, Tom coerces Uncle Harvey into taking him […]

July Dive | Genre Exploration! What Makes a Book Science Fiction?

We’re looking forward to spending time with you and some excellent science fiction this month! As you wrap your tentacles around our July selections you should ask yourself: What makes a book science fiction? How do I know when a book fits this genre? Fantasy has enjoyed recent space on the Middle Grade shelves and at times these two genres fit […]

June Dive | Complicated Worlds of ‘Better Nate Than Ever,’ ‘Blubber’

Summer is here, and with it come carefree days (and late nights) of diving into new books! Yet life in the middle grades can be anything but carefree at times, or maybe just not as carefree as adults sometimes make it out to be. Kids test out new attitudes, new looks, new language, new friends, and new ideas, […]