Posts Tagged 'CLSC Young Readers'

Week Six Young Readers score with Peet’s ‘Keeper,’ lecturer Winter

Week Six Young Readers score with Peet’s ‘Keeper,’ lecturer Winter

At 4:15 p.m. today in the Garden Room of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, Young Readers will be joined by morning lecturer Brian Winter and discuss his experiences in working with soccer phenomenon Pelé on his memoir, Why Soccer Matters (this week’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection) and his coverage of Brazilian culture as chief correspondent for Reuters.

Weber to join Young Readers discussion on loss, illness in Week Nine selections

Weber to join Young Readers discussion on loss, illness in Week Nine selections

The CLSC Young Readers program for the final week of the season offers two stories of loss and hope. Readers ages 11 and younger have explored 11-year-old Melody’s cerebral palsy in Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind, while readers 12 and older have learned the story of Hazel Lancaster and her struggle with cancer in John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.

To further engage readers on the books’ themes, the Young Readers program welcomes Doron Weber, this week’s CLSC author of Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir, at 4:15 p.m. today in the Alumni Hall Ballroom.

Weber will discuss his book and share the experience of losing his son almost eight years ago.

Moore to share impact of decisions with Young Readers

Moore to share impact of decisions with Young Readers

Two boys named Wes Moore grew up to have two very different fates: one an Army combat veteran, youth advocate, author and TV show host, the other a criminal. The two boys grew up in similar situations but made different choices about where their lives would go.

Wes Moore’s second book, Discovering Wes Moore, takes the author back through the process of finding the man whose name he shared, the man who was convicted of killing a police officer during a theft at a jewelry store. Moore will discuss his book with the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Young Readers at 4:15 p.m. today in the Alumni Hall Ballroom.