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Raising Readers Book Club


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Raising Readers Book Club 2019-2020

Raising Readers

What is the Raising Readers Book Club? 


It is a club for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students, their parents, and any Leesville Road Middle School teacher who wishes to join.  


How often does the club meet? 


We will meet once each quarter, so four times a year. We meet from 6pm-7pm in the school Media Center. Snacks will be provided.  


  • November 7, 2019 - Fish in a Tree by Linda Mullaly Hunt
  • January 16, 2020 - Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
  • March 12, 2020 - Be Light Like a Bird by Monika Schroder
  • May 7, 2020


What is our purpose? 


Research shows how important it is to still read with and to your middle school-aged student. Our book club encourages parents and students to read the same book and discuss it at home before we meet as a group to have some fun, family-friendly activities. Parents are not required to come, but we would love to have you.  How do you sign up? You sign up by contacting Ms. Kaulfuss, the literacy coach. She will email you out reminders and a monthly newsletter that gives tips about reading. Her email address is


Club members purchase copies of the book selection for themselves.