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Book Group Kits for Kids


Book Group Kits contain 15 copies of a classic children's book, a movie DVD of the book, and supplemental materials that might be enjoyed by a group studying the book. And be sure to check the ACPL catalog for many Kits for Teens (20 books and a DVD) titles.






King-Smith, Dick
KIT J372.64 BABE

Book group discussion materials for studying the book Babe: The Gallant Pig, by Dick King-Smith. "A piglet comes to Farmer Hogget's farm, where he is adopted by an old sheepdog and accomplishes amazing things."
DiCamillo, Kate
KIT J372.64 BECAU

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo. Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Sewell, Anna
KIT J372.64 BLACK

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell. "A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters."
Farley, Walter
KIT J372.64 BLACK

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley. "Young Alec Ramsay is shipwrecked on a desert island with a horse destined to play an important part in his life. Following their rescue, their adventure continues in America."
Paterson, Katherine
KIT J372.64 BRIDG

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: The Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson.
Dahl, Roald
KIT J372.64 CHARL

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl. "Willy Wonka's famous Chocolate Factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside..."
White, E.B.
KIT J372.64 CHARL

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White. Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
Fitzhugh, Louise
KIT J372.64 HARRI

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh "Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. She's staked out a spy route, and she writes down everything about everyone she sees--including her classmates and her best friends--in her notebook."
Sachar, Louis
KIT J372.64 HOLES

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Holes, by Louis Sachar.
Rockwell, Thomas
KIT J372.64 HOW

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: How to Eat Fried Worms, by Thomas Rockwell. "People are always daring Billy to do zany things. But Billy may have bitten off more than he can chew when he takes his friend Alan's bet that Billy can't eat fifteen worms in fifteen days..."
Dahl, Roald
KIT J372.64 JAMES

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl.
Lewis, C.S.
KIT J372.64 LION

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis. Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
KIT J372.64 LITTL

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, sink a well, and fight a prairie fire.
Cleary, Beverly
KIT J372.64 MOUSE

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: The Mouse and the Motorcycle, by Beverly Cleary. A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.
Lewis, C.S.
KIT J372.64 PRINC

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Prince Caspian, by C.S. Lewis."Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of talking beasts to free Narnia from evil."
MacLachlan, Patricia
KIT J372.64 SARAH

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Sarah, Plain, and Tall, by Patricia MacLachlan. When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
Armstrong, William
KIT J372.64 SOUND

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Sounder, by William Armstrong. "Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of the devoted dog Sounder."
White, E.B.
KIT J372.64 STUAR

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: Stuart Little, by E.B. White. "Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he lives in New York City with his parents, his older brother George, and Snowball the cat. Though he's shy and thoughtful, he's also a true lover of adventure..."
DiCamillo, Kate
KIT J372.64 TALE

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo. "The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.."
L'Engle, Madeleine
KIT J372.64 WRINK

Book group discussion materials for studying the book: A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle. : "Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government."