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Pilgrim Women's Book Club & Annual Gift Wrapped Book Exchange

Join us for our December Book Club meeting to discuss "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas

“They finally put a sheet over Khalil. He can’t breathe under it. I can’t breathe.”

The last words of Eric Garner, adopted and amplified by the Black Lives Matter movement, echo again in the early pages of Angie Thomas’s young-adult novel The Hate U Give. By the time she’s 16, Starr Carter, the protagonist of the book, has lost two of her childhood friends to gun violence: one by a gang drive-by, and one by a cop. A timely topic and we’re sure to have a lively discussion.

This is our final meeting of the year and we’ll celebrate the holidays with our Annual Gift Wrapped Book Exchange. Please bring a wrapped book (new or gently used). For more information, please email: office@pilgrimoakpark.org.