Food for Thought
Food for Thought Book Discussion
Led by Mount Prospect Public Library Readers’ Advisors, the Food for Thought Book Discussions will give you food for thought all year! Food for Thought selections offer a variety of books ranging from classics to non-fiction to popular fiction. This book discussion meets on the first Wednesday of each month in Meeting Room B in two sessions: Session 1 meets from noon-1 p.m. and Session 2 meets from 2-3 p.m. Books will be available 30 days prior to the discussion at the Fiction/AV/Teen Services desk.
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carla Brunt
After losing her beloved uncle to AIDS in 1987, fourteen-year-old June feels more isolated than ever. When she makes an unlikely friend, a moving story of love, grief, and renewal reveals that sometimes you don't know you've lost someone until you've found them.
Small Blessings by Martha Woodruff
In an inspiring tale of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman at the bookshop, and the ten-year-old son he never knew he had, this comedy of manners reminds us that sometimes, when it feels like life has veered irrevocably off track, the track shifts in ways we never can have imagined.
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Looking back at a tragic event that occurred in 1961 when he was 13, Frank Drum relates how he, his family, and his entire Minnesota community were rocked by a series of deaths in a single summer and challenged to find meaning and redemption in tragedy.