The purpose of the Book Club is to encourage and promote an interest in the love of reading. The American Library Association has recognized the book club as an exemplary after-school program for young adults in the United States. Students in the Book Club read selected books and gather for book discussions after school as well as participate in online discussions with each other.  The advisor of the book club is Mrs. Dina Elms, Guidance Counselor.  She can best be reached at delms@manasquanboe.org  or in the Guidance Office. 
    We are currently reading:
    The Maze Runner by James Dashner
    October Book Club meeting is on October 22, 2014 at 7:00 am in the Media Center. 
    Agenda:  Book Discussion and Ideas for Next Book Pick.  Bring suggestions.
    November Book Club meeting is scheduled for November 19, 2014 at 7:00 am in the Media Center.  Book TBD.   

    The Book Club had the pleasure of participating in Read Across America Day at the elementary school. 
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    The Book Club went to Mrs. Boyes Kindergarten class to present a performance based on the book, What's the Magic Word by Kelly DiPucchio


    The Book Club hosted best-selling young adult author Jessica Brody on Thursday, February 23rd.  She spoke with junior and senior English classes as well as the screenwriting and creative writing. 

    "She was informative, interesting, and inspiring.I can't wait to read the book she recommended and apply her story advice. "

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    Past Book Club Picks
    Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

    Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

    Room By Emma Donohue
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
    The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
    The Road by Cormac McCarthy