Need an exciting, but challenging, modern dystopian novel for your students? Then add Scythe to your high school classroom library immediately!
Internment by Samira Ahmed is a daring novel for your classroom--one that addresses hate, Nationalism, and blind loyalty. Your students will immediately make real-world connections. The dystopian element makes those connections easier to discuss in a classroom setting.
I don’t care who you are, we all love a little bit of romance. But I cannot hand a book about a relationship to a student without making sure there’s a twist. See, while I have a healthy respect for love, I hate to see it idealized. Enter Dreamland by Sarah Dessen.
I originally read Broken Things while on vacation and, guys, I devoured it! I mean, I almost stayed in my hotel instead of exploring the Vegas strip because I just didn’t want to put it down!
My Go-to For Reluctant Readers Black and White by Paul Volponi is the cornerstone of my classroom library! It is the first book that I book talk, the book that goes missing without fail every quarter, and the novel that I hand to all of…
This is great for your real readers--the ones who love big books, love series, and like to “live” in the worlds that they read about. Anyone who is a fan of Harry Potter or Tolkien will love this book!
We get so caught up in a curriculum, paperwork, standards, and observations that we often lose the magic of literature; The Hate U Give brought it back to my class.