Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading: Critical Linking, June 22, 2018

Critical Linking is sponsored by The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan.

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Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl shares her under-the-radar reading recommendations with Morning Edition’s Steve Inskeep. This year’s picks include mysteries, nonfiction and a fantasy story for young readers.

Can’t go wrong with a well-loved librarian’s picks for summer reading

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The books we read as teenagers have the potential to shape the type of adults we become (we’ll never forget the first time we read Harry Potter and discovered we were a Gryffindor). Here, 21 books that will help every Gen Z-er become the best version of himself or herself.

Might not be anything new or revolutionary here, but a really solid list of must-read books for teenagers

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Playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, author Roxane Gay and Olympic skater Michelle Kwan are among those contributing essays to an anthology about navigating between cultures.

“American Like Me” will feature stories from those trying find an identity in a culture that often “underrepresents or ignores” their experiences.

This anthology sounds fantastic

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