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TCC Reads: The Giver by Lois Lowry

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The Giver by Lois Lowry

TCC’s own Anna Keating recommends encouraging the child in your life to read The Giver by Lois Lowry before seeing the film in theaters. She writes, “The Giver was one of those books I raced home from school to read.” Read the rest of her recommendation and watch the trailer after the jump:

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6.2
TCC Reads: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kreuger

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Ordinary Grace

“Faith, and what it means and how hard it can be to find and hold and trust, is at the heart of this lovely, elegiac novel. If you are looking for a book to read on vacation, get a copy of Ordinary Grace and spend at least part of the season in a summer long gone.” Read the rest of our own Melissa Musick’s review after the jump:

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8.22
TCC Reads: How to Be Good by Nick Hornby

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How to Be Good

We all want to be good people, and inevitably, fall short. But what would it be like if we tried to be good all the time? If we actually did as Jesus commanded and sold our possessions and gave them to the poor. This idea is explored in Nick Hornby’s humorous novel, How to Be Good. Read the rest of our review after the jump:

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