Rollin’ in on the Party Bus: Kwame Alexander’s SOLO (YA Book Club)

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


*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-0:51

*Main Discussion: 0:51-30:32

*​Book Pairings: 30:40-44:25

*Classroom Connections: 44:25-50:05

book pairings

*Jenni - Jonellen Heckler's White Lies

*Jen - Jeff Zentner's The Serpent King

*Sara - Ellen Hopkins's Crank

*Ashley - Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming

other books mentioned

*Kwame Alexander's Booked and Crossover and picture books

*S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders

*Matt de la Pena's article Sometimes the Tough Teen Is Quietly Writing Stories 

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