Le Coin Lecture/ Reading Corner

Since 1939, FAAFC is committed to improving the lives of deprived children, both in the US and France. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many of our partners have moved to online virtual activities. We wanted to encourage  students and families in the French-American and international community who are also at home at this time to help the young children of the grantees that we support by building a virtual book library in French and English books. As we find ourselves confined to our homes, this initiative is an opportunity to capture the students’ creativity and enthusiasm to actively participate and make a difference in this time of crisis. The books will provide isolated children either in hospital or foster care homes a welcome educational tool. Children helping Children.

This page will be updated on a regular basis as books will be gradually uploaded. Visit us often!

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LIVRES EN FRANCAIS

Vite, au dodo!

Vite, au dodo! de Anne Morris et Maureen Roffey (adaptation d’Evelyne Ledru-Germain) – lu par Hugo S. (LFNY 5eme/ 7th grade) 

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Le plus grand ours du monde

Le plus grand ours du monde de Adam Relf – lu par Thomas S. (LFNY 1ère/11th grade)                                                

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Mon Oeil

Mon Oeil de Mario Ramo – lu par Sasha C. (LFNY 6ème/6th Grade)

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Calinours va a l’école

Calinours va a l’école de Alain Broutin et Frédéric Stehr – lu par Sophie R., parent.

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Le Loup qui voulait changer de couleur

Le Loup qui voulait changer de couleur de Orianne Lallemand et Eléonore Thuillier – lu par Sophie R,, parent

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Je mangerais bien un enfant 

Je mangerais bien un enfant de Sylviane Donmio et Dorothée de Monfreid – lu par Anais M., LFNY (Terminale/12th grade)

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Au secours, Waldo!

Au secours, Waldo!  de Hans Wilheim  – lu Agathe S., LFNY (1ère/11th grade)

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Les jumelles

Les jumelles – lu, écrit et illustré par Francesca L., St-Luke Highschool (10th grade)

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BOOKS IN ENGLISH

Froggy Goes to the Doctor by Jonathan London illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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Happy Birthday Winnie! by Valerie Thomas & Korky Paul read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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Hooray for Reading Day by Margery Cuyler illustrated by Arthur Howard read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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I Don’t Want to go to Bed by Juie Sykes & TIm Warnes read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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I Am Too Absolutely Small for School by Lauren Child read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff illustrated by Felicia Bond read by Caroline R., senior at St Lukes School, New Canaan CT
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Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell – read by Luca S. (3rd grader at St-Ann’s School)

 

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The Book of Riddles

The Book of Riddles by Bennett Cerf (drawings by Roy Mc Kié) – read by Léopold S. (6th grade, St-Ann’s School)

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The Twins and the Time Machine

The Twins and the Time Machine by Stephen Rabley (pictures by Elisabeth Eudes-Pascal and French by Marie-Thérèse Bougard) – lu par Harmonie L, Laguardia High School 3eme/9th grade.

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