Reading List

Adult Book Discussion Group
Reading List

  These are the current selections for the Oak Hill Book Discussion Group. If you would be interested in reading any of these selections, please join us. Our meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Fayette County Public Library Administration Building (located behind Oak Hill Public Library) For more information-304-465-0121. 

 

       Sisters of the Soil: West Viginia Land Girls on the World War II Farm Front by Patricia H. Wilkins -- August Selection
West Virginia University's Extension Service recruited more than 400 young women to work on the farm front in the Lake Erie region of Ohio and the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland during the summers of 1943-45. Parkersburg native Patti Wilkins has written a book, Sisters of the Soil: West Virginia Land Girls on the World War II Farm Front, about the contributions these young women, "West Virginia Land Girls," made during World War II.


  
Wonder by RJ Palacio -- September Selection

Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.



   Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini -- October Selection
In a life that spanned nearly a century and witnessed some of the most momentous events in American history, Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley was born a slave. A gifted seamstress, she earned her freedom by the skill of her needle, and won the friendship of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln by her devotion.