Archive for July 2018

Book-to-Screen Adaptations (Short Episode)

 

Not-So-Good Adaptations

*Sara - S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders (book/movie) AND Veronica Roth's Divergent Series (book/movie)

*Jen - Stephen King's The Dark Tower (book/movie)

*Ashley - Nicola Yoon's Everything, Everything (book/movie)

 

Awesome Adaptations

*Sara - John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (book/movie) AND J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series (books/movies)

*Jen - Mario Puzo's The Godfather (books/movies) AND Kass Morgan's The 100 (book/TV series)

*Ashley - J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit (book/movie)

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Monica Wood's The One-in-a-Million Boy (Episode 30)

 

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: 0:00-1:02

*Main Discussion: 1:03-31:52

*​Book Pairings: 31:59-38:25

*Classroom Connections: 38:26-40:05

book pairings

*Sara - Rodman Philbrick's Freak the Mighty

*Jen - Vince Vawter's Paperboy

*Ashley - David Levithan's Love Is the Higher Law

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Bring Your Own Book Game #1 (Short Episode)

 

Prompt #1: Clear evidence that it's time to call the doctor.

*Sara - Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere

*Jen - Helen Hoang's The Kiss Quotient

*Ashley - Mindy McGinnis's Not a Drop to Drink

Prompt #2: A quote someone would use as an email signature.

*Jen - Sandhya Menon's From Twinkle with Love

*Ashley - Cassandra Clare's The Clockwork Angel

*Sara - Curtis Sittenfeld's You Think It, I'll Say It

Prompt #3: The Moral of the Story Is...

*Ashley - Helena Maria Viramontes's Under the Feet of Jesus

*Jen - Becky Albertalli's Leah on the Offbeat

*Sara - Fredrik Backman's Beartown

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Blake Crouch's Dark Matter (Episode 28)

​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: 0:00-1:00

*Main Discussion: 1:01-35:49

*​Book Pairings: 36:00-43:56

*Classroom Connections: 43:57-49:50

book pairings

*Jen - Wes Moore’s The Other Wes Moore

*Ashley - Marcus Sedgwick’s Midwinterblood

*Sara - Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere

*Jenni - Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Maybe in Another Life

books mentioned in classroom connections

*Jenni - Mary Rodgers’s Freaky Friday and A Billion for Boris

*Sara - Edward Bloor’s Tangerine

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