Tween Book ClubOur new Tween Book Club will feature a variety of titles to appeal to many different readers around the ages of 9-12. Each month participants will receive a kit that includes a copy of the book and fun materials and projects related to the book.

Participants will need to register each month to receive a kit. To register, complete the form included in the monthly post about the book.

Pick up materials via curbside pickup or at the front desk in the Library. Tell us your name and that you are there for a tween book club kit and we will bring it to you.

Participants are encouraged to share their creations with us! Send a photo of your work to katies@lansinglibrary.org to be included in our online gallery!

Schedule

Book Registration Opens Materials Available
The Great Treehouse War (Lisa Graff) January 10 January 17
The Magic Misfits (Neil Patrick Harris) February 7 February 14
The World’s Greatest Detective (Caroline Carlson) March 7 March 14
We Dream of Space (Erin Entrada Kelly) April 11 April 18

Past Book Selections

  • The Great Treehouse War

The Great Treehouse War

Tween Book Club - Take and Make January 2022 This month we are reading The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff. From the publisher: Winnie's last day of fourth grade ended with a pretty [...]

  • Super Life of Ben Braver

The Super Life of Ben Braver

Tween Book Club - Take and Make December 2021 This month we are reading The Super Life of Ben Braver by Marcus Emerson. From the publisher: It all started with a peanut butter cup [...]

  • Julius Zebra: Rumble With the Romans

Julius Zebra: Rumble With the Romans

Tween Book Club - Take and Make November 2021 This month we are reading Julius Zebra: Rumble With the Romans by Gary Northfield. From the publisher: Captured by Romans, Julius Zebra — along with [...]

  • The Strangers

Greystone Secrets: The Strangers

Tween Book Club - Take and Make October 2021 This month we are reading Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix. From the publisher: What makes you you? The Greystone kids thought [...]

  • Tween Book Club - Tristan Strong

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky

Tween Book Club - Take and Make September 2021 This month we are reading Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. From the publisher: Seventh grader Tristan Strong feels anything [...]

  • Word Nerd

Word Nerd

Tween Book Club - Take and Make August 2021 This month we are reading Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen. From the publisher: Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” [...]

  • Float

Float

Tween Book Club - Take and Make July 2021 Dive into summer with this fast-paced, action-packed read featuring a group of kids with uncontrollable abilities at summer camp. From the publisher: Emerson can float…he [...]

  • Arlo Finch Tween Book Club

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire

Tween Book Club - Take and Make June 2021 This month we follow Arlo Finch on his adventures in the Valley of Fire. From the publisher: Arlo Finch thought becoming a Ranger meant learning [...]

  • Short and Skinny Tween Book Club image

Short & Skinny By Mark Tatulli

Read Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli with the Library's Tween Book Club! Sign up to receive a copy of the book and materials for a fun project!

  • Tween Book Club and cover of Framed! by James Ponti

Framed! By James Ponti

Framed! By James Ponti is our first tween book club selection. Sign up to receive a copy of the book along with materials for a fun project!

Project Submissions

Enjoy these creations submitted by book club participants!