Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill
Middle Grade Bookclub And Author Visit:
The Giant Pumpkin Suite with Melanie Heuiser Hill!
Saturday, October 20th@ 4:00pm
In October, we will welcome author Melanie Heuiser Hill for a special discussion of her book, Giant Pumpkin Suite, with middle grade readers! This lovely tale of a 12-year-old musical prodigy, her twin brother, and their close-knit community is the perfect coming-of-age story, and we hope you can join us as Melanie takes questions from readers and (of course) signs copies. As with all of our book club books, Giant Pumpkin Suite is available in the store for 10% off!
For more information about our Middle Grade Bookclub, click HERE
Twelve-year-old Rose Brutigan has grown seven inches in the last eight months. She’s always been different from her twin brother, Thomas, but now she towers over him in too many ways. The gap in their interests continues to widen as well. Musically talented Rose is focused on winning the upcoming Bach Cello Suites Competition, while happy-go-lucky Thomas has taken up the challenge of growing a giant pumpkin in the yard of their elderly neighbor, Mr. Pickering. But when a serious accident changes the course of the summer, Rose is forced to grow and change in ways she never could have imagined. Along the way there’s tap dancing and classic musicals, mail-order worms and neighborhood-sourced compost, fresh-squeezed lemonade, the Minnesota State Fair — and an eclectic cast of local characters that readers will fall in love with.