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  • Summer Reading Challenge

    By the time this article goes to print, your child will probably uttered the following statement a dozen times by now…”I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Our children look forward to summer vacation as early as June 1st. But, by July 1st, they miss everything about school. Well almost everything. They certainly don’t miss the…

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  • Life of Pi – Yann Martel

    ‘Life of Pi’ is a fantasy adventure novel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, is a Tamil boy from Pondicherry. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.

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  • A House of Mr. Biswas by V.S.Naipaul

    A House for Mr. Biswas is a story inspired by Naipaul's father, Mohun Biswas. Mr. Mohun Biswas fought against everything to achieve independence or something he can call his own. Yet, every time he bumps into another calamity of sorts. But it isn’t until that he is married into the Tulsi family on whom he…

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  • Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel (Kids series)

    Bad Kitty never set out to be bad but cannot seem to help getting into trouble. Trouble just seems to find it’s way to her. Yet, children around the world love her. This picture book is a good beginning to introducing your little ones to chapter books.

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  • Love You Forever – Robert Munch

    A young woman holds her newborn son and looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: “I’ll love you forever. I’ll like you for always. As long as I’m living. My baby you’ll be.” Robert Munch’s book ‘Love You Forever’ lovingly confirms the love of parent to child and the cycle that continues.

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  • A Piece of Cake – Cupcake Brown

    ‘A Piece of Cake’ is a heart-wrenching memoir about overcoming the death of a parent, rape, childhood abuse, prostitution, hustling, alcoholism, drug addiction, miscarriage, gang banging, near death injuries, drug dealing, and homelessness. Cupcake Brown survived all these things before her twentieth birthday.

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