Resource Family Book Club ~ Reading Between the Lines

Come and join us for a fun and relaxing book club! Each month we will read a portion of the book and have a meaningful discussion.


Current Book: Three Little Words by Ashley Rhodes-Courter

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Monthly Meetings by Zoom ~ 2nd Monday ~ 6:00 to 7:00pm

Please register at 907-279-1799 or acrfsc@nwresource.org. Please let us know if you need a copy of the book -- we have some to share!

Monday, February 13 - Reading Assignment #1: Pages 1-99

Questions to think about for discussion:

  1. Did you find the author’s story compelling?
  2. Where there something that really stuck out to you?
  3. Did any part of this book strike a particular emotion in you? Which part and what emotion did the book make you feel?
  4. Was there any part of the plot or aspects of the characters that frustrated or upset you? If so, why?
  5. Did any parts of the story remind you of anything that happened in your life, to someone you know, another book you’ve read, or even a news story?

Monday, March 13 - Reading Assignment #2: Pages 100-207

Questions to think about for discussion:

  1. Did you highlight or bookmark any passages from the book? Did you have a favorite quote or quotes? If so, share which and why?
  2. Share a favorite quote from the book. Why did this quote stand out?
  3. What aspects of the author’s story could you most relate to?
  4. Think about the other people in the book besides the author. How would you feel to have been depicted in this way?
  5. The officials took Ashley and Luke away from their mother to keep them safe. Did this work? In what ways would they have been better off with their mother? What did they lose when they became foster children?

Monday, April 10 - Reading Assignment #3: Pages 208-304

Questions to think about for discussion:

  1. How thought-provoking did you find the book? Did the book change your opinion about anything, or did you learn something new from it? If so, what?
  2. What do you think motivated the author to share her story?
  3. If you got the chance to ask the author of this book one questions, what would it be?
  4. Would you recommend this book to a friend or family member?
  5. Rate this book on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest. Why did you give the book the rating you did? Did any part of this book club discussion change your rating from what it would have been directly after finishing the book?

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