May is Children’s Hospital Reads Together Month!

Children’s Hospital Boston is reading Brother I’m Dying, by Edwidge Danticat as this year’s Community Reads book choice! Community Reads programs foster communication through the shared experience of reading and discussing one book.

 Pick up your copy at the Children’s Hospital Library or your own local library today! Many events are planned to celebrate this book and Haitian culture. Please see below  for dates and times and contact librarians Alison Clapp ( or Heather O’Leary( for further details and to register for these events, 617-355-7232 (5-7232).

Thursday, May 5, Noon & Friday, May 13, 7:30am
Library Book Group
Hospital Library
AudioVisual Room
Children’s Hospital Library Book Groups will be meeting to discuss the book on Thursday the 5th at noon and Friday the 13th at 7:30am. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, May 11, 10-11:00 am
8th Annual Diversity Training through
Literature—Fishbowl Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Folkman Auditorium
The Fishbowl is a formal panel discussion on the psychological and social themes in Brother I’m Dying.

Tuesday, May  17, 4:30–5:30 pm
Children’s Hospital in Haiti Panel Discussion
Hospital Library
Gamble Room
Children’s Hospital Boston Library presents a panel of members of the Children’s community who traveled to Haiti to provide medical service and support since last year’s deadly earthquake.  They will offer thoughts on the book and on their experiences in Haiti.

Monday, May  23, 4:00–5:00 pm
Taste of Haiti
Hospital Library
Gamble Room
Join us in the Gamble Room in the Hospital Library as Head Chef Jim Boyd shows us how to prepare a few simple but delicious Haitian dishes. The library will raffle off a copy of a few popular Haitian cookbooks to several  of the lucky participants.

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3 Responses to May is Children’s Hospital Reads Together Month!

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  3. Pingback: Next Book Group: May 5, 2011 at noon and May 13, 2011 at 7:30am—Brother, I’m Dying, by Edwidge Danticat « Children's Hospital Boston Library News

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