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Book Club: The Best of Young Adult Historical Fiction

In this every other week, discussion heavy, book club, we will be delving into some of the most well loved young adult Historical Fiction novels of all times!
Teacher Donna
3 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
12-15
year olds
3-6
learners per class
per learner

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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Next on Thu, Oct 13

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Thursday
7:00 – 7:50 AM
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Next on Tue, Oct 18

Meets Once per week
Tuesday
7:00 – 7:50 AM
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Next on Tue, Oct 18

Meets Once per week
Tuesday
9:00 – 9:50 AM
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Next on Wed, Nov 2

Meets Once per week
Wednesday
4:00 – 4:50 PM
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Description

Class Experience

This is a reading intensive course, and students will be reading an entire book every two weeks between classes (i.e. one full novel every two weeks) at home prior to our class meetings.
Books that will need to be borrowed from the library or purchased for class are as follows: 1) “Fever 1793” Laurie Halse Anderson (10+) 2) “Peacemaker” Joseph Bruchac – (12+) 3) “The Witch of Blackbird Pond” Elizabeth George Speare (9+) 4) “Woods Runner” Gary Paulsen – (12+) 5) “Dread Nation” Justina Ireland – (13+) 6) “Dark Water Rising” Marian Hale (11+) 7) “Uprising” Margaret P. Haddix – (11+) 8) “Luck of the Titanic” Stacey Lee – (12+) 9) “When the World Was Ours” Liz Kessler – (13+) 10) “The Book Thief” Markus Zusak (13+) 11) “The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963” Christopher Paul Curtis (10+) 12) “The Wednesday Wars” Gary D. Schmidt (10+) 13) “Towers Falling” Jewell Parker Rhodes – (10+) 14) “The Girl in the Castle” James Patterson – (12+ )
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
The book "content age ratings" are listed below with each of the book titles. Grown ups are encouraged to check out each of the book's rating content on "common sense media," prior to enrolling their student to ensure they are comfortable with the books we will be reading. All of the books rate in the 11+ to 14+ age range depending on the book.

Books that will need to be borrowed from the library or purchased for class are as follows:

1)	“Fever 1793” Laurie Halse Anderson (10+) 
2)	“Peacemaker” Joseph Bruchac – (12+)  
3)	“The Witch of Blackbird Pond” Elizabeth George Speare (9+) 
4)	“Woods Runner” Gary Paulsen – (12+) 
5)	“Dread Nation” Justina Ireland – (13+) 
6)	“Dark Water Rising” Marian Hale   (11+)  
7)	“Uprising” Margaret P. Haddix – (11+)    
8)	“Luck of the Titanic” Stacey Lee – (12+) 
9)	“When the World Was Ours” Liz Kessler – (13+) 
10)	“The Book Thief” Markus Zusak (13+) 
11)	“The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963” Christopher Paul Curtis (10+) 
12)	“The Wednesday Wars” Gary D. Schmidt (10+) 
13)	“Towers Falling” Jewell Parker Rhodes – (10+)
14)	“The Girl in the Castle” James Patterson – (12+ ) 

Teacher

Teacher Donna
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3 total reviews
11 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Teacher Donna and I am so excited to meet you! I have a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a concentration in English, an active teaching certificate, and am currently in the process of completing my Master's Degree as a Reading... 
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