Tween Book Club: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Tween Book Club: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

When

Wednesday Nov 16, 2016    
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bookings

Where

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]
1111 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
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For more information, please call 718-801-8375

RSVP appreciated: RSVP@POWERHOUSEon8th.com


Our kids book buyer Jordan B. Nielsen hosts a discussion hour based on Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee. Club members will receive a 15% discount on each month’s selected books. For more information, please contact Jordan Nielsen at Jordan@powerhouseon8th.com.

About Outrun the Moon:

San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty of Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.

On April 18, a historic earthquake rocks San Francisco, destroying Mercy’s home and school. Now she’s forced to wait with her classmates for their families in a temporary park encampment. Though fires might rage, and the city may be in shambles, Mercy can’t sit by while they wait for the army to bring help—she still has the “bossy” cheeks that mark her as someone who gets things done. But what can one teenage girl do to heal so many suffering in her broken city?

Stacey Lee masterfully crafts another remarkable novel set against a unique historical backdrop. Strong-willed Mercy Wong leads a cast of diverse characters in this extraordinary tale of survival.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.