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December Book Club Meeting

  • Dec 16, 2013 · 6:30 PM

Decembers book is Hattie Big Sky.

For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper. 

Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.

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  • Lynn

    I won't be making it afterall. Everyone have a great holiday and keep me posted on what we'll be reading next. Pam, I'll drop the book off at the library sometime this week.

    December 16, 2013

  • Pam C.

    The books we chose for the upcoming month were all booked out a month or two. So everyone should be thinking of an older book we can read that would be free to download or easily purchased at the Book Exchange.

    December 16, 2013

  • Pam C.

    My address is 3215 Hollis St. It's over by Splash MT. Hollis is off of Pattee Cr Dr which runs between Higgins and Bancroft. I hope to make Perilee's Wartime Spice Cake for our potluck.

    December 16, 2013

  • Ali

    Pam I dont remember where you live and we have new people coming as well so would you please send out your address info? Thanks

    December 16, 2013

  • Kristjana E.

    Love this book! Just can't make it this time, hope the book group has fun and that Pam is recovering well from her surgery! Hope to join you all next time.

    December 15, 2013

  • Sarah D.

    It turns out that I have a conflict for this date, so I will possibly be late - 6:45 or so. Hopefully, I can still come! I loved the book!

    December 11, 2013

  • Pam C.

    Hi folks. I'm having back surgery on Friday the 13th.(!?!) I should be good to go for hosting the book club. I just may not have a party perfect home.

    December 7, 2013

  • Jeanne W.

    If the weather is decent, I plan to be there...

    November 30, 2013

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