Based on the Book – May 2017

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The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham Thursday, May 4, 2017 7:oo PM In 1926 in the Australian outback town of Dungatar, schoolboy Stewart Pettyman dies in unknown circumstances. The only witness to his death, schoolgirl Myrtle Dunnage, is branded a murderer and exiled from the town by Stewart’s father and town councilor. After …

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Based on the Book – February 2017

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The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:oo PM The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are …

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ROOM by Emma Donogue

Room By Emma Donoghue July 7, 2016 Held captive for years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time. Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, Room is a celebration …

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