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Book Discussion

September 26 @ 6:30 pm

Katherine Paterson’s historical fiction novel  tell’s the story of the 1912 “Bread and Roses” strike in the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile mills through the eyes of an Italian-American girl and runaway boy.

Discussion topics may include the American immigrant experience, labor history, and local Vermont history connected to this historic event.

Stop by the library for a copy and join this discussion!


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2018 VT READS author Katherine Paterson , May 31st

2018 VT READS author Katherine Paterson to speak on May 31st, at the Bradford Academy Building at 6:30 pm..  The talk is free and open to the public.
Paterson is the author of Bread and Roses, Too, the Vermont Humanities Council 2018 VT Reads selection.  
Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books, including 16 novels for children and young people.  She has twice won the Newbery Medal for BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA in 1978 and JACOB HAVE I LOVED in 1981.  THE MASTER PUPPETEER won the National Book Award in 1977 and THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS won the National Book Award in 1979 and was also a Newbery Honor Book.  For the body of her work she received the Hans Christian Anderson Award in 1998, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2006 and in 2000 was named a Living Legend by the Library of Congress.

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Pride and Prejudice Book Discussion 9/18 at 6:30

prideandprejudicePride and Prejudice…most of us have heard of, read or seen the movie.  What makes this 200 year old story live on in 2013?  Come give us your thoughts Wednesday evening September 18, 6:30 at the Bradford Public Library.

Suzanne Brown, a scholar from Dartmouth, will be facilitating the discussion.

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