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Holiday Reading Picks from the Library

The upcoming holiday break is a great time to slow down and read a good book! Whether it's a book in print, audiobook, or eBook, below are some suggestions from the Underwood Library staff. Parents and students are welcome to borrow/use resources from the library's catalog or Overdrive platform. Have a wonderful holiday season! Happy Reading!

American Royals by local Houston author, Katharine McGee. (#1 in a series)

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas. The same author who wrote The Hate U Give.

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell. This past October, Brazos Bookstore had an event with Mr. Gladwell. Several EHS staff and faculty members attended.

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates.

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo. Fantasy. King of Scars Duology #1

The Wicked King by Holly Black. Fiction and Fantasy. The Fold of the Air, #2

A Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Historical Fiction

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The Testaments by Atwood, Margaret. Did you like The Handmaid's Tale? This is book 2!

Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and the Outbreaks to Come by Richard Preston. Nonfiction