DERBY - The Derby Public Library has scheduled its next Lunchtime Book Discussion forat 12:30 p.m. June 26.
The selected title is the suspenseful page-turner, The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.
Orphaned while aboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavina arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house.
Eventually she is accepted into the world of the big house, and finds herself straddling two very different worlds.
When she is forced to make a choice, loyalties are questioned, dangerous truths are revealed, and lives are put at risk.
This novel explores the meaning of family, love, and loyalty.
Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.
Participants are asked to bring a sandwich and a friend as they “chat and chew.” Dessert and beverages will be provided.
Registration is requested.
For more information, stop by the Library, 313 Elizabeth St.,