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What We’re Reading This Summer

By May 25, 2021December 18th, 2021No Comments
Daniel Rufo
Plain Honest Men: the The Making of the American Constitution
by Richard Beeman
Plain Honest Men takes us behind the curtain to see how the U.S. Constitution was made.
Mary Burke
Lead Fearlessly, Love Hard- Finding Your Purpose and Putting It to Work
by Linda Cliatt-Wayman
What does it take to fix a broken school? If you see the potential in every student and want to make a difference in each of their lives, this book will help you become the leader they need.
Dave Sisbarro
Paul Robeson: A Biography
by Martin Duberman An often overlooked figure of the 20th century, Paul Robeson was an incredible polymath who broke barriers in sports, theater, film, music, and politics. His transcendence can be an inspiration in these times of racial strife.
Audra Chin
Sky Without Stars (System Divine #1)
by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
Echoing the original Victor Hugo novel Les Misérables but set inside a world of science fiction, this book provides new opportunities to contemplate present day concerns like inequality, power and privilege, and who we choose to be when confronted with the reality of the world in which we live.
Priscilla Feir
Think Again
by Adam Grant
Weaving together research and storytelling, Adam Grant helps us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it.
Shoshana Kohn-Kutny
by Lupita Nyong’o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Ages 4-8
A powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
Jeremy Basescu
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
by Mo Willems
Ages 3-5
One of the funniest books in the Don’t Let the Pigeon Book Series, this is a classic, fun and easy to read story about how you can want something you just don’t have.
Henry McCorkle
Just Ask!
by Sonia Sotomayor
Ages 4-8
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.
Dr. Glen Mort
Branches of Hope
by Ann Magee
Ages 4-7
This is a life-affirming introduction to how 9/11 affected the United States and how we recovered as a nation.