Course reading list

UnknownMy YA lit class starts this week, so I thought I’d share the course reading list here:

Week 1: Seraphina (Hartman)
Week 2: Ella Enchanted (Levine) and Howl’s Moving Castle (Jones)
Week 3: … and now Miguel (Krumgold) and I, Juan de Pareja (Trevino)
Week 4: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (Lockhart) and The Year of Secret Assignments (Moriarty)
Week 5: Island of the Blue Dolphins (O’Dell) and Hatchet (Paulson)
Week 6: Deadline (Crutcher) and Walk Two Moons (Creech)
Week 7: Quaking (Erskine) and Story of a Girl (Zarr)
Week 8: The Slave Dancer (Fox) and Chains (Anderson)
Week 9: The Last Ram (Linstrom) and Russian Snows (Armstrong)
Week 10: Maniac Magee (Spinelli)Stargirl (Spinelli) and Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes (Crutcher)
Week 11: The Graveyard Book (Gaiman) and Tuck Everlasting (Babbitt)
Week 12: A Long Way from Chicago (Peck) and Dead End in Norvelt (Gantos)
Week 13: When You Reach Me (Stead) and How I Live Now (Rosoff)
Week 14: 2/personal choice

Yes, that’s 28 books. We’ll also be blogging about these books until mid-May at Readers Are Leaders 2014, so come see what we’re doing.

About Lizzie Ross

in no particular order: author, teacher, cyclist, world traveler, single parent. oh, and i read. a lot.
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1 Response to Course reading list

  1. calmgrove says:

    Wow! Impressive list, and not a little scary! I’ve reviewed the Howl book (, while the Gaiman title is still waiting a crit, but all the others are new to me. Look forward to your own reviews for hints on adding to my already bloated wish list!


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