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Book Talks 2018-2019: Magilnick

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.

Featured Books

NCHS's bookshelf: magilnick

All American Boys
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Behold the Dreamers
tagged: magilnick
Between the World and Me
it was amazing
tagged: polisci-reads, tblr, 10th-grade-booktalks-2017, to-read, and magilnick
Bluebird, Bluebird
tagged: magilnick
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it was amazing
tagged: to-read, 10th-grade-booktalks-2016, gallo-march-2018-pd-4, no-idea,...
Dear Martin
tagged: summer-reading-2018, swvbc2018-2019, and magilnick
Educated: A Memoir
it was amazing
From Ms. Luhtala: I loved this book! It is the powerful memoir of a young woman who was raised in a survivalist household in rural Idaho. She was "off the radar" for much of her childhood, never having attended school or visited a doctor...
tagged: summer-reading-2018 and magilnick
Girl in Translation
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The Hate U Give
it was amazing
From Ms. Luhtala: "Stunning." That's John Green's book jacket testimonial, and I could not agree more. Speaking up is hard. This book is about finding the courage to do the right thing when you know that doing the right thing will expose...
tagged: summer-reading-2017, 10th-grade-booktalks-2017, to-read, summer-rea...
The History of Jane Doe
it was amazing
From Ms. Luhtala: I am still in progress on this one, but I have to give a shout out to Mike, the author, who graduated from New Canaan High School in 2004! I remember him well and this is quite a surprise. I really love this book. The s...
tagged: summer-reading-2018, to-read, weeks-2018-2019, and magilnick
The Lines We Cross
tagged: magilnick
Long Way Down
tagged: to-read, gallo-march-2018-pd-2, gallo-march-2018-pd-4, summer-readi...
Mexican Whiteboy
tagged: magilnick
The Sun Is Also a Star
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The Way I Used to Be
tagged: magilnick
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
tagged: to-read, summer-reading-2018, and magilnick

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