Reading Matters: Add these to your summer list

By Jennifer Minicus
Reading Matters

The Clue in the Trees (Margi Preus)Margi Preus’s burgeoning series promises to satisfy the cravings of young “whodunit” fans. Full of suspense and danger, but never graphic, the Enchantment Lake murder mysteries are reminiscent of publisher Edward L. Stratemeyer’s prolific children’s books of the early 20th century. Middle schoolers looking for worthwhile summer reading should add these two titles to their list.

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University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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