Teacher Book Recommendations

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by Molly Krulewitch, Business Manager

Want to read some cool books this summer? We asked the Shorewood staff to give us some suggestions. Here are the book recommendations:

 

“How the Word is Passed” by Clint Smith 

  • Kelly Gade, English

“Remote Control” by Nnedi Okorafor

  • Clark Youmans, Social Studies

“The Murmur of Bees” by Sophia Segovia

  • Elaine Swanson, Assistant Principal

“Misery” by Stephen King

  • Joel Reese, Directed Studies

“The Poison Thread” by Laura Purcell

  • Laura Steiner, Attendance Secretary

“Highly Illogical Behavior” by John Corey Whaley

  • Pam Richards, Counseling

“Ship of Destiny” (Liveship Traders) by Robin Hobb

  • Kellie Stitch, Science

“Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson

  • Casey Bent Callaghan, Teacher Coach

“Noise” by Daniel Kahneman

  • Nate Stearns, English

“Ariadne” by Jennifer Saint

“Firekeeper’s Daughter” by Angeline Boulley

  • Kaitlin Aswege, Math

“The Starless Sea” by Erin Morgenstern

  • Amy Gonzalez, Math

“Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss

  • Brian Fleischman, Computer Science

“A Children’s Bible: A Novel” by Lydia Millet

  • Tim Murray, English

“A Promised Land” by Barack Obama

  • Diana Dillard, Culinary Arts

“The Other Black Girl” by Zakiya Dalila Harris

“Muertes Imaginarias” by Roberto Castillo Sandoval

  • Jill Chelimer, Spanish

“Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren

  • Alisan Giesy, Science

“Whereas” Poems by Layli Long Soldier

  • Sally Thomas, MLL

“The Book of Lost Names” by Kristin Harmel

  • Sharon Roma, Counseling

“How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States” by Daniel Immerwahr

“The Hired Man” by Aminatta Forna

“A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win WWII” by Sonia Purnell

  • Jamie Fletcher, Social Studies

“Deacon King Kong” by James McBride

  • Stacey Carr, Directed Studies

“Whereabouts” by Jhumpa Lahiri

  • Leslie Silver, English

“The Hidden History of American Oligarchy: Reclaiming Our Democracy From the Ruling Class” by Thom Hartmann

“Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell

  • Brenda Gilman, Librarian

 

Reading during the summer is crucial in order to sharpen and/or retain your reading comprehension skills. These books are awesome choices for anyone who’s looking for a next read this summer and beyond. 

A big thank you to all staff who contributed.

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