Novels for Curriculum Study

Are you looking for some new novel suggestions for your class?  Why not check out some of these titles!

Ready Player One
Price: $20.14  
Annotation: It's the year 2044, the real world is an ugly place, and Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings jacked into a sprawling virtual utopia that lets him be anything he wants to be--and like most of humanity, Wade dreams of being the one to discover the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this virtual world.
Catalog Number: #60919

Curriculum Links: Digital Citizenship, Teens and Technology, Dystopian

Jake, Reinvented
Price: $13.88
Annotation: Rick becomes friends with the popular new boy, Jake Garrett, football player and host of superlative parties, and in the process discovers the true nature of his schoolmates and uncovers the mystery of Jake's past.
Catalog Number: #160992

Curriculum Links: Retelling of "The Great Gatsby," Identities 

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Price: $22.28
Annotation: A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him.
Catalog Number: #70518

Curriculum Links: Prescriptive Reading, Anti-Bullying, Suicide Awareness 
Book Review Available:  Here

Reluctant Journal Of Henry K. Larsen: (Who Is Only Writing This Because His Therapist Said He Had To, Whi
Price: $15.65
Annotation: Henry, a thirteen-year-old who has moved to a new city with his father, keeps a journal to help him cope with the fallout from a terrible crime committed by his brother in response to chronic bullying.
Catalog Number: #80725

Curriculum Links: Canadian Author, Anti-Bullying, Award Winner

Tragedy Paper
Price: $16.56
Annotation: While preparing for a dreaded assignment at the prestigious Irving School, the Tragedy Paper, Duncan discovers the tragic tale of Tim Macbeth, a former student who had a secret relationship with the wrong girl, and his own ill-fated romance with Daisy.
Catalog Number: #76513

Curriculum Links: Links to Shakespeare, Tragedy, Fitting In and Standing Out

Price: $16.52
Series: Orca Soundings   
Annotation: Amy has disappeared and her boyfriend Eric is the number one suspect, so while Amy is locked away somewhere following bizarre instructions from her kidnapper, Eric is doing everything he can to find her.
Catalog Number: #72468

Curriculum Links: High Interest, Low Vocab, Essay Writing, Survival

Marcelo In The Real World
Price: $15.65
Annotation: Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.
Catalog Number: #33804

Curriculum Links: Rethinking Mental Differences, Overcoming Adversity, Compare with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

If you are interested in receiving a review copy of any of these titles or any of the curriculum titles available from Perma-Bound Canada, please contact your local Resource Consultant for more information. 


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