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Kids Book Into Film Club – Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
October 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Newbery Award winner, Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, is the story about Mrs Frisby, a widowed field mouse with 4 children, one of which is gravely ill with pneumonia. When the farmer’s annual plowing suddenly threatens to destroy her home Mrs Frisby must find a way to safely move her family to their summer home before they are all killed or seriously injured. Unable to accomplish the feat on her own, Mrs Frisby seeks the advice of the mysterious Rats of NIMH, a group of highly intelligent escaped laboratory rats. The Rats of NIMH come up with a brilliant solution but will they be able to complete the move in time?
Robert C O’Brien’s Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH is a thrilling novel about courage, bravery, heroism and friendship. Join us for a discussion of the book, Sat. Oct 11 @ 2 pm followed by a screening of the movie based on the book, The Secret of NIMH, Sat Oct 25 @ 2 pm.