Reader's Roundtable Episode 25: Summer Reading

With summer just beyond the horizon, the hosts talk about the Summer Reading Challenge, undue pressure in a pandemic, reading aloud and their current reads.

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Cheryl’s picks:

Kanopy (Kids)

Hoopla (bonus borrows)

Simplicity Parenting:  Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids  by Kim John Payne with Lisa M. Ross

Do Nothing:  How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving  by Celeste Headlee

Autumn Light:  Season of Fire and Farewells  by Pico Iyer

Mari’s Picks

Fairy Tales (Spot-a-Thon) by Kasia Dudziuk

The Legend of Michigan by Trinka Hakes Noble

The Legend of Sleeping Bear by Kathy-Jo Wargin

The Legend of the Petoskey Stone by Kathy-Jo Wargin

My Weird Reading Tips by Dan Gutman

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

A Different Pond by Bao Phi – But also available for instant access through

Sign up for The 2020 Summer Reading Challenge:

Rick Riordan Presents:

MeL’s Learning in Place site:

·   Follow login details under PebbleGo/Capstone heading for

Jessica’s Picks

The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman 

The Djinn Falls In Love and Other Stories edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson                                                                  

Network Effect by Martha Wells    

Sister Pie by Lisa Ludwinski

Teased about Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse due out in October 2020.

Levar Burton Twitter Live Story times for children, teens, and adults:

The Jim Hines Story Times I was thinking of are the first chapter of Tamora Carter: Goblin Queen a new middle grade novel his has successfully Kickstarted. See more info here: