It’s Very Meta: John Green’s TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN (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: 0:00-0:58

*Main Discussion: 0:59-37:50​

*​Book Pairings: 37:57-48:18

*Classroom Connections: 48:19-54:51


book pairings

*Jen - Jennifer Niven's All the Bright Places

*Sara - Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project

*Ashley - Corey Ann Hadyu’s OCD Love Story and Neil Hilborn’s slam poem "OCD"

*Jenni - John Neufeld’s Lisa Bright and Dark


other works mentioned

Laurie Halse Anderson's

*The Impossible Knife of Memory 




books mentioned in classroom connections

*Ashley - author study of John Green works

*Jen - T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and Allie Brosh's Hyperbole and a Half


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