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At the end of spring semester, Education faculty members Dr. Raven Cromwell and Dr. Amanda Rider and students in the department delivered books and supporting activities to local schools so at-risk children could practice their literacy skills over the summer. The Reading Adventure Packs program will help 300 youngsters maintain and build their literacy skills for the coming school year. As avid readers themselves, Cromwell and Rider are sharing a list of books that they plan to read during the summer:

Denton Little’s Deathdate by Lance Rubin

Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson

Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell (Non-Fiction)

The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell (Non-Fiction)

The Mayflower by Rebecca Fraser (Non-Fiction)

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (Non-Fiction)