June Online Book Club
Our online book club selection for June is here! If you missed April and May you can check out April’s books here, and May here. Here are June’s three books from the middle years, high school and adult age ranges on our book lists, that are also available for download from the Winnipeg Public Library. Why not try a new book to get your students or family thinking globally?
Don’t have a library card? Register online here or view this guide to using eBooks, and which online resources are available. You can also order these books from many local booksellers – some are offering curbside pickup or delivery options, as well as digital versions.
Book lists for June:
Middle Years (Gr. 5-8):
The Night Diary, by Veera Hiranandani. Available online as an audiobook and eBook from the Winnipeg Public Library.
A personal, and hopeful tale of India’s partition, and of one girl’s journey to find a new home in a divided country.
- Read with your students or child at home, and discuss with this guide from the publisher, which includes essay questions.
Highschool (Gr. 9-12):
Dear Martin, by Nic Stone. Available online as an audiobook and eBook from the Winnipeg Public Library.
A powerful story about race relations in the USA, told from the perspective of an honour student who gets arrested by police.
- Read with your students or child at home, and discuss with this guide from the publisher, which includes activity ideas.
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind: Creating Currents Of Electricity And Hope, by William Kamkwamba. Available online as an eBook and audiobook from the Winnipeg Public Library.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a remarkable true story about human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity.
- Read with a friend, and discuss virtually with some of these questions. You can also view the movie version on Netflix.
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