Tag Archives: reading recommendations

It’s Officially Summer!

And with that comes summer reading lists. Even though that might seem to be a daunting task, we’d like to make it a bit easier for you and give you some ideas for where to get started. Elementary School Mama Does the Mambo  by Katherine Leiner Following the death of her Papa, Sophia fears that […]

We’ve been reading a lot of books…

…so we reviewed them on Goodreads! Here are a few of our favorites. Bird is the story of young Mehkai, whose grandfather nicknamed him “Bird.” He is a budding artist, and he works hard at his craft – he draws pictures every day, and tries to get better with each drawing. Throughout the book, we explore the […]

7 Books for High Schoolers Recommended by Matt de la Pena

Today, we’re continuing our series of recommendations from the new library at the Community Health Academy of the Heights with a list from author Matt de la Pena! Matt is working with us and the 10th graders at CHAH who are writing short stories. Here are his suggestions. Drown by Junot Diaz: Born and raised in […]