Re: Summer reading recs for middle school student?
- Thanks. I ordered The Kahlo book as well as Konigsburg, E.L. The Second Mrs. Giaconda and From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E.
Frankweiler, I, Juan de Pareja and Chasing Vermeer.
--- In email@example.com, "Suzette Milam-Morrow" <suzet@...> wrote:
> I have had many 9th grade readers enjoy Irving Stone's, "Agony and the
> Ecstasy" for acquiring the AR points required for outside class reading.
> Then there is "Lust for Life" and "Depths of Glory" by Irving too. However,
> Agony and the Ecstasy is most captivating.
> A good biographical book about Frida Kahlo by Hedda Garza (Hispanics of
> Achievement series) is by far the book my art kids want to borrow the most.
> I think it is 4th or 5th grade reading level, but has photos and is really
> fascinating reading to the students. My ESL students LOVE Frida and can't
> get enough information about her and her life. The one about Diego (also in
> the series) is good as well, but the students fight over the Frida book.
> Eli wrote:
> Howdy! Am trying to bring up the reading level of a 7th grader (now 8th)
> with art themed novels for summer reading. I found "I, Juan de Pareja" by
> Elizabeth Borton de Trevino which looks promising and age appropriate.
> Anyone have other recommendations?