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Northeastern MA Readers' Advisory Round Table

The Northeastern Readers' Advisory Round Table studies Diversity Arc#1: Historical Fiction.

Benchmark: Everyone Reads the benchmark: Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing.

Over 2019 we are taking a deep dive into Diversity as a fictional theme. The list of books and the notes on what we learn in our discussions will be found on our blog.

Please read a 2nd title in Diversity: Historical Fiction--look on the RA RT Blog for a list of suggested titles and some supporting materials.

Appeal to be read for January meeting: Focus on all the appeal factors, but really think about frame, tone & character. 

Meeting every other month, the NE RA RT reads from one genre--and then discusses the appeal of that genre with each other emphasizing the building of a skill set of appeal categories and familiarity of genre particulars. They cover a different genre every meeting, allowing each of the participants to be introduced to the discipline of reading for appeal, as well as an initiation to broad genre categories. Everyone participating will be able to share analysis of titles and authors in unfamiliar genres that will stretch their capacity as readers' advisors.  The discussion leader is Leane Ellis (rapotential@gmail.com).

Cancellation Policy: If the town/city of the location of the meeting cancels public schools, and/or there is a parking ban--the meeting will be cancelled even if the library in question remains open. We do not have an alternative date. Leane will modify the upcoming schedules to reflect the missed meeting. Leane will broadcast the cancellation of the meeting due to inclement weather by 7:00am or before from the Google group, and post it on the website.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
9:45am - 12:00pm
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield
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Leane Ellis

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