Book Club for Kids
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This week: pax by sara pennypacker
A story about a boy and his fox, about war and peace, about strangers and family.
Students from Hanover Middle School in Pennsylvania - located not far from the Gettysburg battlefield - discuss Sara Pennypacker's novel "Pax" with host Kitty Felde. They consider what it would be like to live next door to a war.
The writer tells how she chose to write about a fox and public radio legend Jay Allison is celebrity reader.
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