There’s another universe beyond our own! In Philip Pullman’s beloved fantasy novel, twelve-year-old Lyra and her dæmon Pantalaimon must evade the oppressive Magisterium to investigate the “Dust” — a strange substance in the night sky that might reveal a path to parallel worlds.
“…propels readers along with horror and high adventure, a shattering tale that begins with a promise and delivers an entire universe.” —Kirkus (starred review)
Heads up: The Golden Compass’ epic adventure features kids in tough and scary situations, cruel adults, and some grisly moments and deaths.
Lineup: Kat Hjelte, C.D. & Marielle Littlefield, Natasha Lumba, Ben Mish, Evan J. Peterson, Shaudi Bianca Vahdat, Mike Votava, and Bjørn Watkins.
Check it out at Seattle Public Library. Please consider buying your Bushwick choices with their local bookstore partner, Third Place Books.
Presented by Town Hall Seattle and The Bushwick Book Club Seattle