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Weekly Book Recommendations from our Library #week4

02 Jun 2020 recommendation

Every week, our Librarian Renée will shared with you some book recommendations for both children and adults. Bonne lecture !

Preschool – 3+ / French Level: Beginner

Une touche de by Laurie Cohen and Marjorie Béal

Time for a little art refresher. Learn (or remember) all about mixing colors in this fun book that encourages creative exploration. Culturethèque Digital Library, Storyplayr audiobook.

Ages 5+ / French Level: Easy – Intermediate

Pourquoi ? Pourquoi ? Pourquoi ? Les animaux by Coline Desclides et Laurence Bernaert

Learn the answer to many pressing questions about the natural world. While geared to children, adult learners will enjoy new vocabulary along with listening to familiar everyday French. Culturethèque Digital Library, Storyplayr audiobook.

Adult Interest / French Level: A2 – Beginner

Les couleurs primaires by Mélissa Verreault

Step out of the mundane with this light read. Set in Montreal, it follows Camille’s humorous adventures in her quest for happiness. Culturethèque Digital Library.

Ages 10 -14 / Adult ; French Level:  Intermediate – Youth/Adult Interest

Un rêve pour trois by Lena Sayaphoum et Jérôme Hamon Pourquoi

This first volume of a beautifully illustrated bande dessinée is the story of two sisters who hope to make it into the prestigious ballet school at the Opéra de Paris. Culturethèque Digital Library.

Adult Interest / French Level:  Intermediate - Advanced

Au revoir là-haut by Pierre Lemaitre et Chrisitian de Metter

The bande dessinée version of the Prix-Goncourt winning historical novel that was also made into a film. Set in France during WWI, the story follows the travails of a soldier and his quest for justice and redemption. Culturethèque Digital Library.

We hope you’ll enjoy la lecture of these books, stay tuned for more recommendations next week!