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Matched by Alley Condie| Berg’s Book Club

Matched is the first novel in the dystopian trilogy of the same name. The series is written by Alley Condie and tells the story of 17 year old Cassia who lives in tyrannical, tightly-controlled society. Cassia is 17 and is about to be “matched”—that is—her partner is going to be chosen for her but something goes wrong. While all of Cassia’s friends know who they are going to marry…

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Katy by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

Katy Carr is an 11-year-old girl who once had a normal life until an accident left her paralysed and completely changed her life. Katy is now disabled and coming to terms with her disability in this book written by Jaqueline Wilson. The story is inspired by the Victorian classic, What Katy Did, but written for a more modern view with an important message for children, both disabled and able-bodied.

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