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Books about spring

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This month the topic for our books show is Springtime! We share our lists of titles of favorite spring related literature with our guests:
Jessica Rudden-Dube, director of the Cotuit library
Nelson Ritschel, Chair of the Humanities department at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Mindy's list:
Pirate Treasure, Loretta Kripinski
A World on a Wing, Scott Weidensaul
Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Barnett
Mighty Storms of New England: The Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Blizzards, and Floods That Shaped the Region, Eric Fisher
A Furious Sky: The Five Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes, Eric J Dolin
Mysteries of Seaweed, Gilbert Newton
(Anything by) CL Fornari
To Boldy Grow, Tamar Hapsel
Storm Watchers: The Turbulent History of Weather Prediction from Franklin’s Kite to El Nino, John Cox

Nelson's List:
Richard III, William Shakespeare
The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde, Edited by Merlin Holland and Rupert Hart-Davis
The Story of an Hour, Kate Chopin
Spring in Dublin, Oliver St. John Gogarty
The Affair at the victory Ball, Agatha Christie
Hidden Depths, Ann Cleeves

Jessica's List:
Grow More Food: A Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Getting the Biggest Possible Harvest from a Space of Any Size, Brad Halm and Colin McCrate
Together, Jaime Oliver
Take it Outside: A Guide to Designing Beautiful Spaces Just Beyond Your Door
Garrett Magee, James DeSantis, and Mel Brasier
The Secret World of Weather: How to Read Signs in Every Cloud, Breeze, Hill, Street, Plant, Animal and Dewdrop, Tristan Dooley
The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird, Jack E. Davis
Wanderers: A History of Women Walking, Kerri Andrews
Mouse Seasons, Leo Lionni
Hannah and the Ramadan Gift, Qasim Rashid, Illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
Raquela's Seder, Joel Edward Stein, Illustrated by Sarah Ugolotti
52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen
Faith Kramer

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.