Best of Summer Reading 2011

Little Princes
Little Princes One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal By Grennan, Conor Book - 2010 362.76 GRENNAN 2010 Available in some locations
The Floor of Heaven
The Floor of Heaven A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush By Blum, Howard Book - 2011 978.02 BLUM 2011 Available in some locations
My Korean Deli
My Korean Deli Risking It All for A Convenience Store By Howe, Ben Ryder Book - 2010 381.147 HOWE 2010 Available in some locations
The Beekeeper's Lament
The Beekeeper's Lament How One Man and Half A Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America By Nordhaus, Hannah Book - 2011 638.13 NORDHAUS 2011 Available in some locations
Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat How A Dead Man and A Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured An Allied Victory By Macintyre, Ben Book - 2010 940.548641 MACINTY 2010 Available in some locations
The Dirty Life
The Dirty Life On Farming, Food, and Love By Kimball, Kristin Book - 2010 631.584 KIMBALL 2010 Available in some locations
The Feast Nearby
The Feast Nearby How I Lost My Job, Buried A Marriage, and Found My Way by Keeping Chickens, Foraging, Preserving, Bartering, and Eating Locally (all on Forty Dollars A Week) By Mather, Robin Book - 2011 641.552 MATHER 2011 Available in some locations
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe By Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle Book - 2011 SIDIQI, KAMILA Tzemach Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies
Lost in Shangri-la
Lost in Shangri-la A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II By Zuckoff, Mitchell Book - 2011 940.548 ZUCKOFF 2011 Available in some locations
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Summer reading lists proliferate around this time of year, and it's hard to decide whose advice to follow when selecting reading for your precious summer downtime. This list is a synthesis of some that we think are definite standouts and staff suggestions for titles that have broad appeal and big potential to hook you in a can't-put-it-down way.


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