Where: Barnes & Noble, 2800 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington VA
How to sign up: please go to "click and sign up" on the website and fill out the form.
(We will provide all the books for free)
Sunday, October 10
Meet and get to know each other.r
Talk about why reading is important, the plan,n, and your expectations
Mentor/mentee pair up
Start reading our first book
Group discussion on who Christophe is.? and why he is celebrated. What is the controversy?
Sunday, October 24
Group discussion: Why do we celebrate Halloween?
Sunday, November 7
Group discussion: What is daylight saving?
Sunday, November 21
Group discussion: What is the history of Thanksgiving?
Sunday, December 5
Group discussion: What is Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Rodhatsu, and Solstice (some of the December celebrations)
Sunday, December 19
Mentor/Mentee reading last-day celebration, certificate presentations, and awards
Who Was Christopher Columbus?
By Bonnie Bader
Encounter (Voyager Books)
By Jane Yolen
Rethinking Columbus: The next 500 years
By Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson
Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt (book 12)
By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Marc Simont
Dear Benjamin Banneker
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
Squanto's Journey: The story of First Thanksgiving
By Joseph Bruchac
A book on December Celebrations