Thursday, January 16, 2014

Full Teen Materials Book List

Posting Teen Materials class reading requirements and options for my own reference, and in case anyone finds it handy for reading suggestions.

(Click any title to see a GoodReads page, even though it won't look like a link.)

Contemporary Realistic Fiction

Required: A Fault in Our Stars (read)

Pick one of...

A Step from Heaven
In Darkness
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian (read)


Required: Luna (read)

Pick one of...

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Keeping You a Secret
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (read)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Historical Fiction

Required: Eleanor & Park (read)

Pick one of...

A Northern Light
Code Name Verity (read)
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
The Book Thief


Required: The Graveyard Book (read)

Pick one of...

Airborn (read)
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
The Diviners

Censored Novels

Required: None.

Pick one of...

Looking for Alaska
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Thirteen Reasons Why (read)

Science Fiction

Required: none.

Pick two of...

Divergent (read)
The Hunger Games
The House of the Scorpion (read)
The Giver


Required: none.

Pick one of...

Blue Lipstick: Concrete Poems
I Just Hope It's Lethal: Poems of Sadness, Madness, and Joy (read)
Joyful Noise
Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25

Novels in Verse

Required: none.

Pick one of...

Out of the Dust
The Braid (read)
The Brimstone Journals

Graphic Novels

Required: Boxers & Saints (read)

Pick one of...

American Born Chinese
Friends with Boys
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (read)
The Arrival


Required:  Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon (read)

Pick one of...

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
The Great Fire
They Called Themselves the KKK
We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (read)


Required: The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child (read)

Pick one of...

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing
The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler
The Notorious Benedict Arnold (read)

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