Tag Archives: National Book Award

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 […]

February Dive | ‘The Birchbark House’ by Louise Erdrich

History comes to life in Louise Erdrich’s The Birchbark House, a National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature in 1999. It earned a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, was a Jane Addams Children’s Honor Book, and received the WILLA award for YA Fiction. Omakayas, sole survivor of a smallpox epidemic, is rescued as an infant by a courageous woman […]

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 […]