One Book * One School * One Community 2012
Kilmer Middle School has chosen the book Trash by Andy Mulligan as the first ever selection in our One Book * One School * One Community effort during the Summer of 2012. This is not required reading, nor will there be any academic assessments on this book.
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Listen to the first few pages read aloud:
Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping on it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, the world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It’s a bag of clues. It’s a bag of hope. It’s a bag that will change everything. Soon Raphael and his friends are running for their lives. Hounded by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking and fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man’s mission to put right a terrible wrong. And it's three street-boys against the world...
Author Andy Muligan's web site
Take pictures of yourself reading Trash and tweet them to@kilmerlibrary or e-mail them to kilmerlibrary <at> fcps.edu for display on the Kilmer Middle School web site.
Use the hashtag #1bookkms when discussing the book on Twitter!
Please contact Gretchen Hazlin, Kilmer Librarian, if you have any questions about our common book project.