This summer we will be reading The Penderwicks written by Jeanne Birdsall. The dicussion will take place Tuesday evening, July 14th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you’ll find this a fun summer read!
The story takes place in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in the state of Massachusetts. It will be a summer vacation the four sisters will never forget.
For our May 17th discussion, we are reading the book heartbeat by Sharon Creech. Run, run, run. That’s what twelve-year-old Annie loves to do. Find out more about Annie and her family in this tenderhearted story.
Almost 8,700 B-24 Bombers were built at Willow Run. During top production, the plant employed 42,000 people including Rosie the Riveter.
” ‘Oh, Meggie.’ Mom had pulled me to her, hugging me hard, smelling like cold cream and Sweetheart Soap. ‘I have to do something. I just can’t stay home all day and knit socks.’ “
During the war years, the Andrews Sisters sang many hit songs. In our story, Meggie hears them singing “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” on a nieghbor’s radio.
Here they are dressed in uniform. Left to right: Maxene, Patty, and LaVerne.
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