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Teen/ Tween Graphic Novel Book Club
October 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for a graphic novel discussion, Wed, October 28th, 2-3pm We will be reading “Sheets” , written and illustrated by Brenna Thummler.
In addition to discussion we would love to plan additional activities with you, come with your ideas on what else you want, from writing your own story lines to drawing your own comics. Register to attend using this link: https://bit.ly/3mYG8No
Graphic novels will be available to Bixby Library card holders as an ebook on hoopla. To access ebooks, you will need your library barcode and password. You can find directions on how to login and use hoopla on the library website. Hoopla access is made possible through the use of the Freda Fishman Stroh Cultural grant.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please email any questions to Laura Fetterolf, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marjorie Glatt feels like a ghost. A practical thirteen year old in charge of the family laundry business, her daily routine features unforgiving customers, unbearable P.E. classes, and the fastidious Mr. Saubertuck who is committed to destroying everything she’s worked for. Wendell is a ghost. A boy who lost his life much too young, his daily routine features ineffective death therapy, a sheet-dependent identity, and a dangerous need to seek purpose in the forbidden human world. When their worlds collide, Marjorie is confronted by unexplainable disasters as Wendell transforms Glatt’s Laundry into his midnight playground, appearing as a mere sheet during the day. While Wendell attempts to create a new afterlife for himself, he unknowingly sabotages the life that Marjorie is struggling to maintain. Sheets illustrates the determination of a young girl to fight, even when all parts of her world seem to be conspiring against her. It proves that second chances are possible whether life feels over or life is over. But above all, it is a story of the forgiveness and unlikely friendship that can only transpire inside a haunted laundromat.