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Date:
January 18, 2022
Time:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:
The Maker Spot
Address:
9015 Grand Ave.
2nd Floor

North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Contact:
8174276800
Cost:
Free; limited to grades 9-12.
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Teen Graphic Novel Book Club 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Explore the diverse world of graphic novels at our new monthly Graphic Novel Book Club for teens! The club meets monthly to discuss different graphic novels and comics. So whether you are curious about jumping into the genre or are a long-time fan of graphic novels, you’re sure to find interesting conversation and a chance to read something new at this book club!

This book club is for grades 9-12. No registration required. Copies of the book can be picked up from the Children's Desk or by placing a hold online.

January Reading Selection

They Called Us Enemy

George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his magnetic performances, sharp wit, and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father's -- and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future.

In 1942, at the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, every person of Japanese descent on the west coast was rounded up and shipped to one of ten "relocation centers," hundreds or thousands of miles from home, where they would be held for years under armed guard.

They Called Us Enemy is Takei's firsthand account of those years behind barbed wire, the terrors and small joys of childhood in the shadow of legalized racism, his mother's hard choices, his father's tested faith in democracy, and the way those experiences planted the seeds for his astonishing future.

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