Summer Reading Choices

by Tara Westover
Year Published: 2018

“Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. When [one of her brothers] got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.” Barnes and Noble

To learn more about the book:
Book Review - The New Yorker

Interview with Author, Tara Westover

  The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
by Wes Moore
Year Published: 2010

“Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.” Google Books

To learn more about the book:
Book Review - Newsday

Wes Moore Book Trailer - Random House