’Tis the season for sun and sand, lobster and leisure, barbecues and books. Especially books. In the mood for dreamy literary fiction? A dark, twisty mystery? A gripping memoir (or perhaps a biography of the Godfather of Soul)? Sports, anyone? Here are some of the Boston Globe’s suggestions for your summer reading list.
NPR has compiled a list — with help from Teaching for Change — of books that frame big issues through a lens children can understand.
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel. Snap it up while it’s still available or reserve it for your book club!
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ABOUT: A gorgeous and informative introduction to the world of butterflies. From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder. Perfect for a child’s bedroom bookshelf or for a classroom reading circle!
PRESENTER: Miss Jen (Reader Age: Age 4 to Early Elementary)
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