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Book club helps mothers and daughters strengthen ties

Book club helps mothers and daughters strengthen ties

March 30th, 2011 in News

From left, Susan Acree, teacher and founder of the club; Madison White, seventh-grader; Jeannine Toomey, teacher; Teresa Rotter and daughter Taylor Rotter, sixth-grader, meet in the Lewis and Clark Media Center for their monthly Mother/Daughter Book Club. They discussed "The Chosen One" by Carol Lynch Williams.

Photo by Deborah Cote

Seated intimately around a Lewis and Clark Middle School library table in a cozy corner, teachers, mothers and young ladies discussed their latest book of the month, "The Chosen One," by Carol Lynch Williams.

"I thought the writing was really good; it kept moving," said teacher Jeannine Toomey. "There were some parts I couldn't read fast enough."

When Toomey brought up a shocking part of the storyline, the others met with understanding groans and "ohs."