Novels for Curriculum Study
Are you looking for some new novel suggestions for your class? Why not check out some of these titles!
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
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
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
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Reluctant Journal Of Henry K. Larsen: (Who Is Only Writing This Because His Therapist Said He Had To)
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
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
Curriculum Links: High Interest, Low Vocab, Essay Writing, Survival
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"
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