Module 7- Realistic Fiction
Anderson, L.H. (2018). Speak: the graphic novel. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
The award winning novel is now a graphic novel! Fewer words and powerful illustrations bring Melinda's story to life in a new way.
Module 7- Historical Fiction
Montgomery, L.M., & Chan, C.S. (2020). Anne of Green Gables. Manga Classics.
Looking for a new way to enjoy the classics? Check out our Manga Classics Series and read in reverse, Japanese Style! Back to front, right to left, fewer words, and amazing artwork make these fun to read.
Chan, C. S., & Dickens, C. (2015). Great expectations. Udon Entertainment.
Chan, C.S., & Hugo, V. (2014). Les miserables. Udon Entertainment.
Chan, C. S., & Montgomery, L. M. (2020). Anne of Green Gables. Manga Classics.
Chan, C. S., & Shakespeare, W. (2018). A midsummer night's dream. Manga Classics.
Chan, C. S., & Shakespeare, W. (2018). Romeo and Juliet. Manga Classics.
Chan, C. S., & Twain, M. (2018). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. Manga Classics.
Chandler, M., & Shelley, M. W. (2020). Frankenstein. Manga Classics.
Silvermoon, C., & Hawthorne, N. (2015). The scarlet letter. Udon Entertainment.
Silvermoon, C., & Shakespeare, W. (2018). Macbeth. Manga Classics.
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Are you looking for something different to read? Have you tried reading books written in verse? I like them because they usually have fewer words than a traditional novel and are written as series of short poems.
Clap When You Land is currently on my book club's list for Battle of Books. It is a book I really enjoyed reading because of its diverse characters, interesting story line, and unique writing style (verse). I highly recommend it! If you enjoy it, you should also consider reading or listening to these other titles written in a similar format.
Abbott, T. (2020). Junk boy. Katherine Tegen Books.
Acevedo, E. (2020). Clap when you land. Quill Tree Books.
Acevedo, E. (2020). The poet X. Harper Teen.
Alexander, K., & Hess, M. R. (2019). Solo. Blink.
Alexander, K., & Hess, M. R. (2019). Swing. Blink.
Atta, D. (2021). The black flamingo. Balzar + Bray.
Charles, T. (2021). Muted. Scholastic Press.
Iloh, C. (2021). Every body looking. Dutton.
Reynolds, J. (2019). Long way down. Atheneum.
Velasquez, E. (2021). When we make it. Random House USA.
Zoboi, I. A., Salaam, Y., & Pasha, O. T. (2020). Punching the air. Balzer+Bray.
Goldsmith, C. (2021). Running on empty: Sleeplessness in American teens. Twenty-First Century Books.
How many hours of sleep do you average a night? Ever feel like you are running on empty? Well, according to this book many teens aren't getting enough sleep, and there are some concerning consequences! This might be a topic worth further exploration and research. Check out the print copy or the ebook to learn more about teens and sleep.
Module 4- Mystery & Crime
Ribay, R. (2019). Patron saints of nothing. Penguin Random House LLC.
An American teen sets off on a mission to single handedly uncover the mystery surrounding the death of his cousin in the Philippines. He faces cultural differences, family secrets, a foreign government, and many obstacles and plot twists during his pursuit of the truth. Watch my book talk to learn more.