Re: [middle_school_lit] Re: Books needed for Lit Circles
- Got that one for sure! I think it fits her topic particularly well. As did its companion novel Dead and Gone.Thanks.Rachel
A classic book has never finished saying what it has to say.
(Italo Calvino 1923-1985)
Now Reading: Ship Breaker
By: Paolo Bacigalupi
From: Jeff & Kate Wooddell <jkwooddell@...>
Sent: Fri, April 29, 2011 5:01:46 PM
Subject: Re: [middle_school_lit] Re: Books needed for Lit Circles
Excellent recommendation, Jenni. I'm ashamed I didn't think of it. ;-)Kate W
--- On Fri, 4/29/11, jennifer <jenni35_ky@...> wrote:
From: jennifer <jenni35_ky@...>
Subject: [middle_school_lit] Re: Books needed for Lit Circles
Date: Friday, April 29, 2011, 1:49 PM
Someone already mentioned "Un Lun Dun" but, how about:
Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer
I think that would work too. :)
--- In email@example.com, Rachel Seigel <coppelia_2000@...> wrote:
> Hello all.
> I have a teacher who is looking for suggestions for lit circles in Grade 7&8 on
> the theme of "Will the Earth Survive: Human Impact on the Environment" She said
> natrual disasters would certainly be ok, and it doesn't matter the age as long
> as it's good. She needs suggestions on level, but also some lower level titles
> for struggling readers.
> She already has City of Ember, and I was thinking of Carl Hiassen's books. I
> also thought The Susan Beth Pfeiffer trilogy might work. Any additional titles
> you can suggest are much appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> A classic book has never finished saying what it has to say.
> (Italo Calvino 1923-1985)
> Now Reading: Ship Breaker
> By: Paolo Bacigalupi