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Weekly Book Recommendations from our Library #week11

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!

Ages 3+

TOC TOC TOC by Isabelle Ayme et Bruna Barros

Who is that knocking at the door on such a rainy day? Guess together as surprise visitors–seen through the key-hole–arrive one-by-one! Culturethèque Digital Library. Storyplyr audiobook.

Ages 9/15

Marion, Tu Rêves? By Fanny Joly et Catel Muller

Enjoy this collection of twelve adventures with your favorite heroes from Je Bouquine–now on beautifully-illustrated bande dessinée. Stories cover the usual teen angst, often with a bit of a twist. Culturethèque Digital Library.

A2 – Classique, en Français Facile

Tristan et Yseut, version by Béroul and Sylvie Schmitt, Clé International

A classic tale of chivalric romance—retold in many variations since the 12th century—the story was a likely precursor to the Arthurian romance of Lancelot and Guinevere. Read this legend-for-the-ages that continues to influence Western art and literature today! Culturethèque Digital Library.

Intermediate

Dans L’Ombre Du Brassier by Herve Le Corre

The Paris Commune of 1871—the Fourth French Revolution—is the setting for this award-winning (French Voices) crime thriller. Follow the action, as the frantic search for mysteriously missing young women takes you through the chaos of Paris at the time. Culturethèque Digital Library.

Advanced

L’histoire Est Une Littérature Contemporaine. Manifeste Pour Les Sciences Sociales by Ivan Jablonka

Professor Ivan Jablonka, a professor at University Paris 13, discusses the importance of effective storytelling in history—while making a strong argument for borrowing across traditions in history, science, and literature. Culturethèque Digital Library.

We hope you’ll enjoy la lecture of these books, stay tuned for more recommendations next week!

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