2019 Adult Summer Reading Program

Books, Movies and Other Resources for Summer Reading & Learning!

Please register for the Adult Summer Reading Program HERE.  Thank you! 


And here are some books, movies and websites related to the Universe of Stories theme!   (NOTE: Records from our catalog are sometimes a tad pokey to load but they will eventually!)



NONFICTION BOOKS


American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley


Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel


Astronomy Book


Astrophysics for People in a Hurry


Backyard Guide to the Night Sky by Howard Schneider 


Endurance by Scott Kelly 


Hidden Figures by Margo Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures Audiobook


How to Read The Solar System by Chris North and Paul Abel


Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs from a Year in Space by Scott Kelly


The Mercury 13 : the untold story of thirteen American women and the dream of space flight by Martha Ackmann


Rocket Girl: the Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan


Rocket Men: the Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson


Vacation Guide to the Solar System by Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich


What We See in the Stars by Kelsey Oseid


FICTION BOOKS


Gravity by Tess Gerritsen


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (audiobook)


The Last Second by Catherine Coulter


The Last Theorem by Arthur C. Clarke


The Martian by Andy Weir


2001 A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark


Select Stories of H.G. Wells edited and with an introduction by Ursula K.Le Guin


Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon


MOVIES


Apollo 13


Arrival


Cosmos


The Expanding Universe


Gravity


2001: A Space Odyssey


Hidden Figures


Interstellar


Life Beyond Earth


The Martian


The Right Stuff


WEBSITES


NASA


Michigan Electronic Library E-Resources


Stargazing Apps


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