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Would this book be good for a tenth grade Literature Circle unit?

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Laura Huber Yes, I think this book would definitely be engaging and relevant for 10th graders. The only caveat is that it does contain some mature content (sexuality, child abuse, brief mentions of drug use), so you'd have to consider whether that's suitable for your students. Otherwise it's a fantastic book! The verse format may make it more accessible for students who tend to be overwhelmed by novels, but it still has plenty of linguistic complexity and opportunities to discuss figurative language, plot structure, etc.
Mi Universo Literario Writer Definitely! I'd certainly go for it.
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