[ISLMA-Share] Book Suggestion Help needed!
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*Absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian* by Sherman Alexie
*Booked* by Kwame Alexander
*American Born Chinese* by Gene Luen Yang
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> Refugee by Alan Gratz!!!
> *Sofía Huitrón*
> LRC Director, Grove Junior High School
> 847-472-3022 <(847)%20472-3022> / huitron.sofia at ccsd59.org
> LRC website <http://grove.ccsd59.org/about/learning-resource-center/> /
> *"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our
> youth for the future." - Franklin D. Roosevelt*
> On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:00 PM, Email list for the Illinois School
> Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Hello all. I have an 8th grade teacher asking for help in finding a
>> contemporary read for her classes. She is looking for the perfect book for
>> her 8th graders – something that will highly engage both males and
>> females, have characters which reflect the diverse student body in our
>> school, and be fairly contemporary. We looked at the class sets of books
>> available in the district and she isn’t excited about anything (although *The
>> Outsiders *may work). She is really struggling because she just doesn’t
>> feel like her students are connecting with anything. I only work PT in
>> this school, so don’t know the kids well either.
>> This is for a Title I school with a very high percentage of Hispanic
>> students with unstable and troubled home lives.
>> Suggestions for a classroom read? I will most likely have to somehow
>> come up with a classroom set of the book, so I am hoping to help her find
>> something perfect that she will love!
>> Thank you!
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