Spring into Reading with FLOC! Recommended Reading from FLOC’s Tuesday Evening Reading Program

Why not start the new season with a few good books? During this Tuesday’s Language! program, I went around and interviewed some of our tutor and student pairs, asking them what some of their favorite books are. Here’s what they said…

Noah (5th Grade)

Amulet (graphic novel collection), written and illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi

Nirvana Chetty (Volunteer)

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Wesley (5th Grade)

Boxcar Children collection, by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Vivian (3rd Grade)

Judy Blume collection, by Judy Blume

Jenna Truglio (Volunteer)

The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rebecca (5th Grade)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, by Jeff Kinney

JuJuan (3rd Grade)

Salt In His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream, written by Deloris Jordan & Roslyn M. Jordan, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Chanel (3rd Grade)

A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Natasha Bell (Volunteer)

Half Broke Horses, by Jeanette Walls

Jessica Smith (Volunteer)

Round Trip, written and illustrated by Ann Jonas

Devin (3rd Grade)

Wayside School Is Falling Down, by Sachar Louis

Kelly Meany (Volunteer)

Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

Samantha – 4th Grade

Dork Diaries collection, by Rachel Renee Russell

Moises (5th Grade)

Where The Wild things Are, written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak

(Queen Travers is the Program Coordinator for the Neighborhood Tutoring Program, and the site supervisor in the Tuesday night elementary reading program at FLOC.)

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