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October Tween Book Club Selection: Janet Fox – “The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle”
October 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ages 10-13 are welcome
Join us the 2nd Friday of each month at 4:30 p.m. for discussion and socializing.
“Katherine Bateson’s father told her, ‘Keep calm and carry on,’ and that’s what she’s trying to do: when her father goes off to the war, when her mother sends Kat and her brother and sister away from London to escape the incessant bombing, even when the children arrive at Rookskill Castle, an ancient, crumbling manor on the misty Scottish highlands.
But it’s hard to keep calm in the strange castle that seems haunted by ghosts or worse. What’s making those terrifying screeches and groans at night? Why do the castle’s walls seem to have a mind of their own? And why do people seem to mysteriously appear and disappear?”