2024 Summer Reads

By Torri Kellough
Published on 4 June, 2024

Summer is here and while you may be eager to spend some time outdoors, CSN Libraries invites you to beat the heat by checking out some of our recommendations below for your summer reading pleasure. Explore more books on the library website or chat with a librarian for more information about our print and online collections. Happy reading!

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Title: Summer

Author: Edith Wharton

Location: Charleston Campus Library; Call Number: PS3545.H16 S95 1993

Details: Groundbreaking exploration of a young woman’s sexual awakening.

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Title: Fat Girls Hiking: An Inclusive Guide to Getting Outdoors at Any Size or Ability

Author: Summer Michaud-Skog

Details: From the founder of Fat Girls Hiking, a hiking community focused on getting folks of diverse backgrounds out on trails no matter their size, ability, or experience level.

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Title: Temple Alley Summer

Author: Sachiko Kashiwaba, Miho Satake (illustrator), Avery Fischer Udagawa (translator)

Location: North Las Vegas Campus Library; Call Number: TCL PZ7.1.K37 Tem 2021

Details: The protagonist’s summer project to learn about Kimyo Temple turns into a journey about its mysterious ability to bring the dead back to life.

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Title: Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Authors: Meryl Nadel and Susan Scher

Details: Comprehensive review of the relationship between the summer camp movement and social work practice.