Tag: book matchmaking
The Art of the Readalike: Slice of Life #sol18
“I just finished this book and I need another one just like it!” These are some of my favorite words to hear from students, and I take the art of the readalike very seriously. Another book by the same author is a reasonable place to start. If you like one Gordon Korman novel, chances are,…
Celebrating Young Adult Literature #Celebratelu
This week, I’m joining the Celebration at Ruth Ayres Writes. This week, I am celebrating all of the wonderful reading and blogging the students in my Adolescent Literature class have ahead of them. They really got started reading and writing in earnest this week. Mackenzie finished Speak, Becca read Kids of Kabul, Kali read The…
What Book Do You Give the Teen Who Refuses to Read?
I just read Maggie‘s post about how she will inspire students to read in her classroom. She includes a list of 30 very good books she wants to have on desks when students first walk into the room. Her list got me thinking about the most popular books in my classroom library, the ones I couldn’t…