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!