My 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.
Wow! Impressive list, and not a little scary! I’ve reviewed the Howl book (http://wp.me/s2oNj1-howl), 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!