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85: Global Read Aloud 2019 - I just have to read this quotation

For the second year, we are excited to explore three of the Global Read Aloud books. (You can find out more information about the Global Read Aloud here.) We'll discuss Kelly Yang's Front Desk, Padma Venkatraman's The Bridge Home, and Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves. We are thrilled to begin Season 3 with a discussion of these three amazing novels for middle grade, middle school, and young adult readers.


Introduction and General Discussion: 00:00 - 01:16

Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves: 01:17 - 18:45

Padma Venkatraman's The Bridge Home18:46 - 31:59

Kelly Yang's Front Desk32:00 - 43:40

Other Mentions 

Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony

Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

Peter Heller’s The Dog Stars

Mindy McGinnis’s Not a Drop to Drink

Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven

Alan Gratz’s Refugee

Neal Shusterman’s Dry

R. J. Palacio’s Wonder

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”​

Other Resources

Joseph Boyden’s Wenjack

​Louise Erdrich’s Tracks

Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine

Cynthia Leitich Smith’s Hearts Unbroken

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.


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