Kids & Companions

for 8-to-11-year-olds and an adult companion

Families reading together is one of our favorite things to encourage! In this group, kids and an adult reading partner of their choice read the same book each month and get together to discuss (yes, the adults too) in conversation that is always lively and enlightening. Email us at and we'll forward your information to Terra to be added to the email list!

Our April meeting will take place Friday, April 14th at 6:30pm on Zoom. We will be discussing The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart.

In May, we will meet Friday, May 19th at 6:30pm. We will be discussing The Anti-Book by Raphael Simon.

In June,we will meet Friday, June 9th at 6:30pm. We will be discussing Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise By Dan Gemeinhart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250233615
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - July 21st, 2020

"Sometimes a story comes along that just plain makes you want to hug the world. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise is Dan Gemeinhart’s finest book yet — and that’s saying something. Your heart needs this joyful miracle of a book." — Katherine Applegate, acclaimed author of The One and Only Ivan and Wishtree

The Anti-Book By Raphael Simon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525552420
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rocky Pond Books - April 5th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Name of This Book Is Secret comes a darkly funny story about a boy who wants the world to disappear. This fantastical quest for comfort and belonging was called “a surprisingly powerful, formula-breaking coming-of-age story” by the New York Times.

Ikenga By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593113530
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 24th, 2021



Nnedi Okorafor's acclaimed first novel for middle grade readers introduces a boy who can access super powers with the help of the magical Ikenga.