This month's selection is "Two Old Women" by Velms Wallis. Based on a legend told and retold for many generations in the remote Yukon River region of northeast Alaska, this is the tragic and shocking story (with an unexpected upbeat ending) of two elderly women who are abandoned by a migrating band facing starvation because of unusually harsh Arctic weather and a shortage of fish and game. This book is available one month prior to discussion. Adults. Room 1.