Reader's Roundtable Episode 25: Imagine Your Story this Summer

June Reader’s Roundtable Podcast

A pair of fun discussions! To start Mari is joined by CADL Holt-Delhi Librarian Robert Chartrand to talk children’s and teen titles and the Summer Reading Challenge, then Cheryl and Jessica chat about where we are with our new normal and offer our own recommendations. 


Mari & Robert’s Picks

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (All Hunger Games books in this link)

The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake

Stand Up, Yumi Chung by Jessica Kim

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

The Life and (medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

Breath Like Water by Anna Jarzab

The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind: An Aesop’s Fable retold by Heather Forest,

 Outside In by Deborah Hopkinson

One the Horizon by Lois Lowry

Cheryl’s Titles and Links:

Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace by Carl Safina

Earth in Her Hands:  75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants by Jennifer Jewell

Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith

Ordinary Light:  A Memoir by Tracy K. Smith

Shelter in Poems: A Virtual Reading - Live Facebook Event

Jessica’s Titles & Links

Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner

The Lost Family by Libby Copeland

Read with Pride Panel—featuring Meryl Wilsner, Casey McQuiston, Gabby Rivera, and Kacen Callender

Tor/Forge just announced their upcoming TOR CON virtual conference

The Slowdown (Podcast by Tracy K. Smith)

And I was gushing about Celtgrass group We Banjo 3 but I’m not sure I said their name