GUESTS: Pat Scales Director of Library Services, South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Former librarian, Greenville Middle School Teaches children's literature, Furman University Author, The Teacher's Guide for "The View From Saturday" . The View from Saturday is the first children's book selected for the TOTN book club. It's about four friends in the rural New York town of Epiphany. Sixth graders Noah, Nadia,Ethan and Julian are members of their school's academic bowl team and go on to become regional winners, beating older teams on the way to the championship. How they accomplish this unprecedented feat and why they form an unbeatable team, is all part of a warm intergenerational story that explores teamwork, friendship, and reinventing oneself. It was the recipient of the Newbery Medal in 1996. Join Ray Suarez in the virtual living room to talk about The View from Saturday ...and if you're a kid, give us a call! That's the Talk of the Nation Book Club of the Air, from NPR News.