Mother/daughter book club!

Sunday, 13 June '21   11am – 12pm EDT
Putnam Valley Library, 30 Oscawana Lake Road, Putnam Valley NY 10579-3009
9 spaces available

For Girls 10-12 years old and their mothers

Title: WHEN YOU TRAP A TIGER by Tae Keller (Winner of the 2021 Newberry Medal)

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About the book: When Lily and her family move in with her sick halmoni (grandmother), a magical tiger straight out of the old woman’s Korean folktales arrives, prompting Lily to unravel a secret family history. Tae Keller, the award-winning author of The Science of Unbreakable Things shares a sparkling tale about the power of stories and the magic of family. Think Walk Two Moons meets Where the Mountains Meet the Moon.

About the author: Tae Keller was born and raised in Honolulu, where she grew up on purple rice, Spam musubi, and her halmoni’s tiger stories. She is the Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Trap a Tiger and The Science of Breakable Things.

Age range: Between ages 10 and 12


We’ll be sitting in a circle, socially distanced, outside if the weather is nice, or in the community room if it is cold or rainy. Masks are mandatory.

Bring suggestions for the next book club, we’ll vote on what we want to read next.


Admit 1
Each ticket is good for one mother and daughter pair.

Putnam Valley Library
30 Oscawana Lake Road
Putnam Valley NY 10579-3009