Every week, our Librarian Renée will share with you some book recommendations for both children and adults. Recommendations are found at Culturethèque Digital library. Register here for the Alliance Française member benefit. Join today!
Zoe L’Abeille by Sophie Motte (2016)
Follow a young bee as she explores the big-wide-world outside the relative safety of her home hive. Many mini adventures unfold as she takes flight towards her independence. Culturethêque Digital Library. Storyplyr audiobook.
Ages 7+ / Fun For Adult Learners
Marie Voyage en France by Isabelle Pellegrini (2012)
Join Marie as she guides us on a tour of the regions of France, in all their splendor–sampling the various regional cuisines along the way. Culturethèque Digital Library. Storyplyr audiobook.
Youth 9 to 12 – Fun for Adult Learners
Verte by Marie Desplechin (2017)
Our talented protagonist has every opportunity to live a life of a sorcière– just as her mother before her: She must decide how to forge her own way. Is there a middle ground? Read along as the story unfolds. Culturethèque Digital Library. Storyplyr audio.
Intermediate / Advanced
L’Incroyable Histoire De La Médecine by Philippe Bercovici et Jean-Noel Fabiani (2018)
Learn about little-known stories of happenstance and luck that, over the ages, have led to major advance in medical science. Pasteur, for example, only discovered penicillin because his assistant went on vacation! Culturethèque Digital Library.
L’Attentat by Yasmina Khadra (2006)
An Israeli surgeon of Arab heritage is shocked to discover that the Palestinian suicide bomber he examines is actually his own wife. What were her motivations? Algerian author, Khadra, was selected by over 5,000 booksellers to win the Prix des libraires for this work. Culturethèque Digital Library.
We hope you’ll enjoy la lecture of these books, stay tuned for more recommendations next week!