This is one of the books that I am considering teaching to my sophomores. I hadn’t read it before and struggled to get through the Introduction. Too bad I didn’t skip it or read it last. (more…)
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The Maze Runner by James Dashner is not a book that I would have normally picked up. The cover isn’t appealing to me and until I took a good look at it (when I went to write this post) I had no idea what was on the cover. Even after reading the book, I’m not totally certain what the cover is supposed to portray.
This is a book that I found when I visited the Douglas County District Library Media Center. Crash by Jerry Spinelli, is classified as a High-Low book for High School Students. This means that it is a high-interest, low-readability book. It deals with a number of issues that are relevant to High School Students, such as; bullying, friendships, identifying values, illness of a grandparent and stereotypes. (more…)