Every week, our Librarian Renée will shared with you some book recommendations for both children and adults. Bonne lecture !
Preschooler – Ages 3+
La Cuisine de Gudule by Fanny Joly and Rose Capdevila
A precocious girl and her baby brother surprise busy parents with a most delicious dinner concoction. Set in simpler-yet-hectic times. Read-aloud. French: beginner/intermediate. Storyplayer Audiobook. Culturethèque Digital Library.
Ages 5 – 10
Escape Game: Ma Petite Planète edited by the Institut Français
This computer game is a combined environmental-science and French lesson. Suitable for children, it highlights current planetary environmental challenges. (Not an escapist adventure) Some French knowledge is required for instructions. Multiple choice, fill in the blank. French: beginner. Culturethèque Digital Library.
Ages 9 – 12
Le Monde de Milo by Richard Marazano and Christophe Ferreira.
Join Milo as he explores the many adventures at his riverside wilderness escape. Selected for the Prix de Jeunesse at the Festival Angouleme in 2014, this beautifully-illustrated book is an easy and engaging story. Adults will also enjoy this book. French: beginner to intermediate. Culturethèque Digital Library. This trailer sets the tone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD3BbL8KP8A
Adult – A1 – French Language Learning
Français Langue Etrangère: Online Learning Module edited by Toutapprendre.
This self-paced learning course is designed for beginning students who are new to French. A great way to test the waters in preparation for formalized instructor-led classes. Culturethèque Digital Library.
We hope you’ll enjoy la lecture of these books, stay tuned for more recommendations next week!