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Cinder - Online Book Club


Welcome to our online book club for grades 9-12! We are excited for you to join us in reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer.


Along with a free copy of the book, you will receive a review page so you can tell us what you thought of the book! You will also receive a questions page to consider, activity pages, and an information page with cool links related to the book!


Kits are ready for pickup today, Friday, December 1! Please remember that we have a limited number of kits available, so it's first come, first served. If you have any special requests or need accommodations, please let Leanna or Michelle know!


All we ask is that you read the book: do as much or as little of the rest of it as you want. No matter how much you do, the book is yours!


"Cinder" by Marissa Meyer


“Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless Lunar people watch, waiting to make their move... Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.


*Here are the following pages that you will receive with your kit!*


More about the author and the world of Cinder and the Lunar Chronicles:


Marissa Meyer’s and the universe of Marissa Meyer’s sites:


The Lunar Chronicles fandom wiki:


Carnegie Mellon University’s collection of Grimm’s Fairy Tales: https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/grimmtmp/


National Novel Writing Month’s site and a post about Marissa Meyer writing Cinder for it:


Article about nine of the hundreds of versions of Cinderella from around the world:


Included as well: a word search, a crossword, and a recipe for tea-boiled eggs.


Like Cinder? There are more books in the series. Check them out!








We hope you enjoy these activities and would love to hear what you thought of the book! We also hope you enjoyed the extra links. Remember, you can comment here on this website, email us at swantonpl@gmail.com, or come in and turn in a physical copy!

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