B.O.B. stands for Box of Books. They are ready made book club kits. Each BOB Jr. includes at least 3 copies of a juvenile book and an information sheet.
Who are BOB Jrs for?
BOB Jrs. are for any group that would like to spend some quality time with the same book. This could range from a group of friends to a whole family!
How can BOB Jrs. be used?
There are two basic ways to utilize your BOB Jr. Each person can get a book to read on their own, and then once finished meet together for a discussion. Or the group can get together and take turns reading out loud and discuss the book as they go along. Or any other way you choose!
What BOB Jrs. are available?
SPPL currently owns the followings titles in BOB Jrs. Check the catalog to see what is available.
How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay by Julia Alvarez
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Stella: The Dog with the Big Heart by Thea Feldman
Scat by Carl Hiaasen
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
White Fang by Jack London
A Dog’s Life : The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin
Pi in the Sky by Wendy Mass
The Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell
Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck
A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Annie and Snowball and the Book Bugs Club by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover by Cynthia Rylant
Hamster Holmes: A Mystery Comes Knocking by Albin Sadar
From Charlie’s Point of View by Richard Scrimger
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Emma on Thin Icing by Coco Simon
The Swiss Family Robinson by Chris Tate