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Junior Companion Book for 2015-16

Each year Saratoga Reads chooses junior companion titles to complement the program’s selected book of the year and organizes junior programming inspired by these books for school-age children.

This deeply emotional yet easily accessible middle-grade adaptation of The Boys in the Boat shows readers how we can find hope in the most desperate of times (Recommended for ages 11-17).

Junior Events:

  • Thursday, February 4 and 11—Junior Discussion Series (click here to learn more). Young readers’ adaptation of The Boys in the Boat, Saratoga Springs Public Library - 6:30-8:00 p.m. To sign up, email saratogareadsjr@gmail.com. Be sure to include your name, a parent’s name, school, grade and homeroom teacher. All students in grades 4-6 are invited to participate. Students residing in the SSCSD will receive a free copy of the book compliments of the Saratoga Springs City School District.
  • Wednesday, February 17—Winter break family art event inspired by The Boys in the Boat, Tang Museum, Skidmore College
    10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Wednesday, February 24—Junior Book Discussion for SRA rowers and coaches, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD