Editor's Note: The June meeting date has been changed to June 30. The story has been edited to reflect this change.
The holds a monthly Mother-Daughter book group, and the books for summer reading have been set. Pick up these books to read together or in tandem, and enjoy some relaxing quality time with your daughter. You could go to one group with your favorite title, or make it a habit and read them all.
Here are the titles and meeting dates for June through September:
Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m., The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester.
"When farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape."
Saturday, July 14, 11 a.m., The Misadventures of Maude March by Audrey Couloumbis.
"Eleven-year-old Sallie March is a whip-smart tomboy and voracious reader of Western adventure novels. When she and her sister, Maude, are orphaned for the second time, they decide to escape their new self-serving guardians for the wilds of the frontier and an adventure the likes of which Sallie has only read about. Narrated by the irrepressible Sallie, what follows is the rollicking story of what really happened out there on the range."
Saturday, August 11, 11 a.m., Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog by Garth Stein. All Sammamish Reads selection.
"Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Meet one funny dog Enzo. In this author's adaptation of his adult novel, Enzo tells the story of his friendship with up-and-coming race car driver Denny and Denny's daughter Zoë, as he takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero."
Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m., Princess Academy by Shannon Hale.
"Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess.Miri soon finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires to be chosen and win the heart of her childhood best friend. Miri must rally the girls together and use a power unique to the mountain dwellers to save herself and her classmates."