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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
" I agree with Kristen. I am bothered by WWII and the Holocaust. I read a lot about this topic and I have never read anything like The Book Thief. It to ...more"
Julie rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
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This book was interesting and it was written for a younger audience which I found useful. Most informational books that I have found are not written for younger elementary grades. This book I feel could be easily used to introduce the Holocaust to a ...more
Julie made a comment on CI546_Jennifer’s review of The Dot
The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
" I love this book. I read it every year with my class. It is a great story about self discipline. "
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
" I would also agree. I didn't put it down until it was finished. This would be a great book to read in a high school ethics class. "
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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This book is incredible! I literally could not put it down. I took a day and just sat down and read it. I still find this hard to believe that this is an adolescent book. The themes and the graphic scenes in the book make it much more adult. I am eag ...more
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Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Coraline
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
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I haven't really ever read graphic novels before. It is true that the style of graphic novels really help to develop and tell the story. I found this book to be kind of frightening. I think the illustrations were the main reason for this. Without the ...more
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The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
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I was very much looking forward to reading this book. I have had in on the shelf for over a year and never picked it up. I liked the book but I have to say that I thought it would be more interesting. The writing style kept the story line going but i ...more
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The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
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Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
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Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Something Borrowed
by Emily Giffin (Goodreads Author)
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Our group discusses children's and adolescent literature read during our Fall class at UIC.
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