#FellowshipofWords by Lynn Lovegreen

#FellowshipofWords Wrap Up: Book Lists

As you may know, I declared 2017 the #FellowshipofWords year and wrote several blog posts exploring how words and books can bring us together. One of the things I enjoyed most was finding books for this theme. Some of these have been mentioned in prior blog posts, and others I have come across throughout the year. The books, alphabetical by author, are from many different genres but all give insight into other people, or show how words can bring us together.


Books I’ve Read and Recommend:

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe 

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (autobiography)

Cowboys and East Indians by Nina McConigley

1984 by George Orwell

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

Fellowship of the Ring series by J. R. R. Tolkien


Books on my To-Be-Read List: 

The Fire Next Time and Just Above My Head by James Baldwin 

Grant Park by Leonard Pitts, Jr. 

Louisiana Girls Trilogy by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Flashes of War by Katey Schultz

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance

I encourage you to pick one (or more) and either check it out at your library or support a local bookstore by buying a copy for yourself or a loved one. May the new year bring us closer to our fellow human beings!

I love to share my passion for Alaska and its history in my writing for young adults and their grown ups.

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