Arlington Reads Together: Short List

Last week, the Arlington Reads Together committee met and selected 5 books for their short list. These books will be read over the summer and early fall, and one will be selected as the 2017 community read.

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No HorseBecoming Nicole : The Transformation of an American FamilyStation Eleven

Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of RaceNight

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
Book     large print   
hoopla audiobook (always available!)

Becoming Nicole by  Amy Ellis Nutt
Book
ebook         e-audiobook

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Book    paperback
audiobook    large print
overdrive ebook    e-audiobook
commonwealth catalog ebook     e-audiobook

Waking Up White by Debby Irving
Book
hoopla audiobook (always available!)

Night by Elie Wiesel
book         audiobook
overdrive ebook    overdrive audiobook
ebook from commonwealth ebook collection
playaway

Each member of the committee nominates a title for consideration. We reviewed a combination of nonfiction and fiction, new releases and older titles. Many factors go into consideration, including themes, literary merit, format availability and timeliness. These five titles explore contemporary issues, both in the larger world and at home in Arlington. Read along with us, as one of these books will be our 2017 Arlington Reads Together pick!

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