S.7. E.11 – Summer Reading Hype

Welcome to JMRL’s summer challenge! Find everything you need here

Episode mentions including Reader’s Advisory Corner – Summer Reading Suggestions from Abby & EJ:

Ghost Music by An Yu (Choose a new book read to read just by looking at the cover – August)

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler; a graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings (Read a book you can finish in one day – August) 

Kindred by Octavia Butler; a graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings 

Ariadne by Jennifer Saint (Read a retelling of a myth, fairytale, or folktale – June) 

Elena Knows by Claudia Piñeiro (Read a book set in a country other than the US – August) 

The Gilded Wolves series (Read a Book that is part of a series – June) 

Richard Wright: the life and times

Native Son by Richard Wright (Learn about an author or illustrator – July)

Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman (Read a Book About Nature – August)

Wildlife Anatomy by Julia Rothman

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg (Read a book about friendship or community – July) 

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers 

Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim by Patricia Park

As always, please email podcast@jmrl.org with comments, suggestions, ideas, or anything else. We’d love to hear from you. 

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