For 5th-12th graders. A discussion by teen participants of the fantasy novel The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, first book in the His Dark Materials Trilogy. Registration is required. Call Youth Services at (423)-434-4458 to register. Each participating teen will receive a new paperback copy of the book two weeks prior to the program. Teens may keep the book if they attend the program. The Golden Compass tells the story of Lyra Belacqua. Living among scholars in the hallowed halls of Jordan College, Lyra hears rumors of a magical dust that supposedly possesses powers that can unite whole universes, and begins a difficult and dangerous journey to find it. Along the way she meets villains, heroes, witches, and talking polar bears, and must thwart a kidnapper of children.