Beyond Books

Book Bits (Friday, July 1, 2016)

Book Bits is a monthly feature in which we share assorted book-related links and links to news pieces that reflect Redeemed Reader’s purpose. Books on Bikes! Instead of a Bookmobile, these librarians take books on bikes (plus freezy pops) to kids in their community in the summer. Nabeel Qureshi We’ve included Qureshi’s book Seeking Allah, Finding 

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Shakespeare Summer: Some General Principles (applied to a difficult play)

Last year we covered A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which is readily available in numerous retellings, picture books, and even coloring pages. We chose this play because there was a local performance available, so we had plenty of resources to try to understand the story ahead of time. This summer, our best option was Henry V. 

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Book Bits (June 3, 2016)

Read on for interesting book-related news from around the web…. Boston Globe-Hornbook Award Announced Yesterday! We’ve reviewed a few of them here and for World Magazine: Goodbye, Stranger, Most Dangerous, The Voice of Fannie Lou Hamer (World link), Symphony for the City of the Dead (World link). Summer Reading: In case you missed it, it’s the Summer of Great Family 

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