Reader's Roundtable Episode 21: It's a Lifestyle

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Cheryl and Jessica check-in with how they're incorporating reading into their routine, and discuss new and favorite lifestyle titles. Afterwards, Mari is joined by two outstanding youth librarians—Tom Shilts from the Okemos Branch and Lindsay Anderson from the Mason Branch—to discuss what makes their favorite children and teen titles from 2019 stand out. 

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Cheryl’s Picks

Secondhand : travels in the new global garage sale by Adam Minter

The Power of Showing Up:  How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains get Wired by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Organizing from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern

Better Than Before:  Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin

Clara:  The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros Who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists and Won the Hearts of Everyone...While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a Continent!  by Emily Arnold McCully

One Long River of Song:  Notes on Wonder by Brian Doyle

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: Finding Calm and Inner Wisdom Amid the Demands of Daily Life by Haemin Sunim

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Jessica’s Picks

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Lakewood by Megan Giddings (due out 3/2020)

In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney

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Children and Teen Picks—Mari, Tom and Lindsay

Rocket Says Look Up by Nathan Bryon

How Do You Dance by Thyra Heder

Music for Mister Moon by Philip C. Stead

There Are No Bears In This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach

Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki

Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

Michigan Vs. The Boys by Carrie S. Allen

Cape by Kate Hannigan

Instructions Not Included: How a Team of Women Coded the Future by Tamie Lewis Brown

How I Became A Spy: A Mystery of WWII London by Deborah Hopkinson

A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Bringing Down A President by Andrea Balis

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell

Williams Shakespeare’s Hamlet adapted for teens by Malini Roy

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary

You Are My Friend by Aimee Reid

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Lucy Colandro

Bear Came Along by Richard Morris

Around the Table that Grandad Built by Melanie Hill

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