[aisle] Book suggestions needed

Carolyn Kinsella carolynkinsella76 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 11:53:50 CDT 2020


I think the book Amanda is thinking about is *The Other Wes Moore One Name,
Two Fates *by Wes Moore. Very good non fiction.

Carolyn Kinsella

On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 10:04 AM Renee Kozeal via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> *The Serpent King* by Jeff Zentner
>
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 9:54 AM Lauren Schuler via AISLE <
> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>
>> I would also add: *Sorry for Your Loss* by Jessie Ann Foley
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 9:45 AM Amanda Kuzminski via AISLE <
>> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>>
>>> How about *We Beat the Street* by Samson Davis, et al.?
>>>
>>> And there's a memoir about two high school students with the same name
>>> who ultimately went two different directions, one to prison and the other
>>> to a very successful career.  I can't remember the title, but I remember
>>> hearing it book talked and was intrigued by their story.  The title might
>>> have "The Other..." in it, like "The Other Will Something?"
>>>
>>> *Amanda Kuzminski*
>>> *Library Media Specialist*
>>> Orland Junior High School
>>> Orland Park, IL
>>> 708-364-4214
>>>
>>>
>>> *The single clenched fist lifted and ready, or the open asking hand held
>>> out and waiting. Choose: for we meet by one or the other.*
>>> *    - Carl Sandburg*
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 9:26 AM Meyer, Gail via AISLE <
>>> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm usually pretty good at this sort of thing but working from home
>>>> makes it harder for me to focus.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> A freshman English teacher is looking for 12-15 titles that meet the
>>>> following criteria. My aide and I brainstormed and we have maybe 6... any
>>>> suggestions?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Can you think of a variety of YAL, memoirs, and plays, that focus on an
>>>> individual figuring out who they are in the world? The question for this
>>>> unit is: *How does knowing one’s self secure a place in society?*
>>>>
>>>> *​*
>>>>
>>>> I feel like almost any book can be interpreted as to be about that (for
>>>> example, you can even argue that Harry Potter is about finding out who one
>>>> is in the world) so I'm looking for the really strong ones.  Thank you,
>>>> members, for helping. :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Gail Meyer, Librarian
>>>>
>>>> TF South High School
>>>>
>>>> Lansing, IL
>>>>
>>>> gmeyer at tfd215.org
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