Archive for the 'Book Reviews' Category

One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)

 

Timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-00:54

*Main Discussion: 00:54-37:15

*​Book Pairings: 37:20-47:50

*Classroom Connections: 47:50-50:07

 

Book Pairings

*Sara - Jennifer Brown's The Hate List

*Jen - Edgar Cantero's Meddling Kids

*Ashley - Meg Wolitzer's Belzhar

*Jenni - Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians

 

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Our Young Relatives' Favorite Reads (Short Story Episode)

 

Books and Authors Mentioned

*Berenstain Bears

*Curious George

*Mo Willems's Elephant & Piggie and Mo Willems and Laurie Keller's We Are Growing

*Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

*Hilo series - Judd Winick on Twitter

*Harry Potter - illustrated series

*C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia

*Diary of a Wimpy Kid

*Raina Telgemeier

*Ramona books

*Series of Unfortunate Events

*Kwame Alexander

(nonfiction books (Presidents, heroes from the Bible, kids who are in trouble)

*Malala

*The Running Dream

*Llama Llama Red Pajama

*Geronimo Stilton's Kingdom of Fantasy

*Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Monsters Love Underpants

*Creepy Pair of Underwear

*Captain Underpants

*Wonder (on audio)

*Chronicles of Narnia (on audio)

*Jean Fritz's Alexander Hamilton: The Outsider and Why Not, Lafayette?

*Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon

*Lisa McMann's The Unwanted series

*Holes on audio

*Disney records with stories (available on amazon?)

 

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Welcome to the episode 3 of unabridged: four teachers take on books ​in which we're discussing Nicola Yoon's Everything, Everything. Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so check out the timeline if you want to avoid them.

timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-0:45

*Main Discussion: 0:46-28:08 - Spoilers at 11:10 (skip to Book Pairings!)

*​Book Pairings: ​28:09-41:06

Classroom Connections: 41:07-45:48


book pairings

*Jen - Sandhya Menon's When Dimple Met Rishi

*Ashley - Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

*Sara - Kathryn Erskine's Mockingbird

*Jenni - John Green's The Fault in Our Stars


what's coming up next?

*Episode 4, Short Story Episode - Our Young Relatives' Favorite Reads

*Episode 5, Our Book Club's Book - One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

*Episode 6, Short Story Episode - Recommended Series

*Episode 7, Young Adult Book - Turtles All the Way Down​ by John Green

 

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Bookish Podcasts (Short Story Episode)

 

Recommendations

*What Should I Read Next (podcast)

*Modern Mrs. Darcy (blog)

*Book Riot (website)

*Book Riot - The Podcast (podcast)

*Get Booked (podcast)

*Annotated (podcast)

*Recommended (podcast)

 

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Fredrik Backman's My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

NOTE: Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so consider whether or not to listen if you haven't yet read the book!

timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-1:01

*Main Discussion: 1:02-19:35

​*Book Pairings: 19:51-27:00

*Classroom Connections: 27:01-30:05

book pairings

*Jen - Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

*Ashley - Peter Heller's The Dog Stars

*Sara - Fannie Flagg's Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

*Jenni - Julie Kibler's Calling Me Home

 

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Welcome to Unabridged, the podcast where four teachers take on books.To follow along with our schedule, visit our website, unabridgedpod.com. In our episodes, we’ll chat about our Book Club’s pick of the month, discuss selected young adult novels, recommend related books, and share our nerdy English teacher love of reading.  You want opinions about books?  We’ve got them.

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