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Welcome to the UC Economics Center's Online Book Club! Look for posts for the book clubs you've signed up for and respond to the questions in the comment section. Feel free to reach out to Dr. Val Krugh at valerie.krugh@uc.edu or 513.556.2949 with any questions you may have. 

May 22, 2020, The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros

All of grandpa’s balloons represent memories. James loves those the memories and stories but one day some of the balloons start to drift away. The balloons act as a metaphor for grandpa’s memory loss and dementia, although it is never named as such. As grandpa’s balloons fade, James begins to hold more balloons and he … Continue reading May 22, 2020, The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros

The Girl Who Wouldn’t Brush Her Hair, by Kate Bernheimer

What happens when one little girl refuses to brush her long, beautiful hair? Well, one day, a mouse comes to live in a particularly tangled lock. Soon after, more mice move in, and the girl's unruly mop is transformed into a marvelous mouse palace complete with secret passageways and a cheese cellar! She loves her … Continue reading The Girl Who Wouldn’t Brush Her Hair, by Kate Bernheimer