US II Book Club: "America Fact & Fiction"


Facilitators: Teachers from Salem, Beverly, and
Danvers High Schools
(see list below)

Location:  will be forwarded to registered participants via email

Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Participants receive: $300 plus books

Participants must attend at least three sessions to receive the stipend.


October 17 (Tuesday):  Triangle: A Novel by Katherine Weber (2006) fictional tale of the
1911 Shirtwaist Factory Fire - Fiction
Facilitator: Julia Brotherton  

November 15 (Weds.):  From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in the Twentieth Century
by Beth L. Bailey (1989) – Non-Fiction
Facilitator: Diane Morey

December 13 (Weds.):  Devil in the White City:  Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair
that Changed America
by Erik Larson (2003) – Fiction
Facilitator: Craig Massey

January 16 (Tues.):  The Flivver King: A Story of Ford America by Upton Sinclair
(1937)Fiction
Facilitator: Nancy Ronan

March 15 (Thurs.):  History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier by
Deborah E. Lipstadt (2005)Non-Fiction
Facilitator: Craig Massey

April 25 (Weds.):  The Arc of Justice:  A Saga of Race, Civil Rights,
and Murder in the Jazz Age
by Kevin Boyle (2004)Non-Fiction           
Facilitator: Nancy Ronan


INTERESTED?

Please contact Carney Maley by Friday, September 22 and provide her with
your preferred sessions, in rank order. Enrollment for each session is limited to
the first 8 people who express interest; others will be placed on a waitlist.