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Book Talks 2018-2019: Hamill

These are the books we pitched this year. We usually consult with teachers about student interests, reading abilities, and prior successes. We also peek at class lists to see if we can find curricular alignment with social studies or science.

March 2, 2018 9th grade booktalk

This is a non-fiction reading unit to prepare for a speech on a controversial issue. Focus on global citizenry. Underscores the importance of student voice in changing the world. 


Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
tagged: books-to-movies-2017 and hamill-march-2018-pd-8
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
tagged: to-read, gallo-march-2018-pd-7, and hamill-march-2018-pd-8
The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster
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