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Furia: SCC Library Book Club Fall 2021: Home

Welcome

About Our Current Book

Our Current Read: Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez 

How do you reconcile your cultural norms and expectations with your dreams?

Camila lives a double life. In her Argentinian home, she is a careful daughter, living within her parents’ narrow expectations. On the fútbol field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her team qualifies for the South American tournament, Camila gets the chance to see just how far those talents can take her.

But the path ahead isn’t easy. Her parents don’t know about her passion. They wouldn’t allow a girl to play fútbol. As her life becomes more complicated, Camila is forced to face her secrets and make her way in a world with no place for the dreams and ambition of a girl like her.

How to Participate

Furia book coverInterested in participating? Here’s how to get started!:

  • Post your thoughts in the Canvas discussion board and respond to others.
  • Join us for a live online SCC Library Book Club discussion on October 14, 2021 from 12-1:30pm. More details are in the Canvas course!

Have any questions? Contact Librarian Robin Amado at robin.amado@scottsdalecc.edu

Past Books

Past Book Club Books Include:

Marrow Thieves Book Cover

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Spring 2021

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Spring 2021