It's Book Crushin' Time!!

Are you a 3rd, 4th or 5th grader? If so, then come hang out with us at the Cherrydale Library, as we join forces to discuss how we CRUSHED...Leon the Extraordinary: A Graphic Novel, #1 

Book Description:

Leon is an ordinary kid who becomes extraordinary when he fights a supervillain to save his school!

In the city where Leon lives, superheroes -- and supervillains -- are commonplace. So how does an ordinary kid like Leon, who has no superpowers himself, become the superhero he wants to be? When all his classmates suddenly become obsessed with a new phone app that turns them into zombies, Leon gets his chance to prove that using his brain and following his heart can save the day.

Equal parts New Kid and The Incredibles, the first graphic novel in this action-packed, heartfelt, and joyously funny series by Jamar Nicholas reminds readers that when it comes to being a hero, you just need to believe in yourself.

Registration required. 

To pick up a reserved print copy for this month's book club, please register online, or in-person by visiting the Cherrydale Library, beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Books are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons are encouraged to place holds on available print or digital copies. 

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For more information, call 703-228-6330 or email:

The Book Crushers Club meets in-person on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:00pm. New members are always welcome!

We are reading:

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Cherrydale Library
Events for Elementary Schoolers
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Arlington Public Library
Registrations open at 12:00am Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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