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Historical Fiction: “Code Name Verity”

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein  This is a must-read for teens. And for adults. It’s no more only a ‘teen book’ than The Book Thief is a ‘teen book.’ Never mind how the publisher describes it. Read it. Since … Continue reading

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Common Core and Nonfiction: Adult Books for Teens: “The Irregulars”

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring by Jennet Conant Most of us know Roald Dahl through his weirdly fun children’s stories. Even if you haven’t read those stories, you’ve probably seen some of the movies made from … Continue reading

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