Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Intro to Historical Fiction: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Since this whole class is optional, you can choose to participate (or not) whenever you wish. However, if you choose to participate, we want to make clear our expectations for that participation. Realize that you should have the book read … Continue reading

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Intro to Historical Fiction: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Since this whole class is optional, you can choose to participate (or not) whenever you wish. However, if you choose to participate, we want to make clear our expectations for that participation. Realize that you should have the book read … Continue reading

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Intro to Historical Fiction: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Elizabeth Wein’s website (Includes extra info about Code  Name Verity) Since this whole class is optional, you can choose to participate (or not) whenever you wish. However, if you choose to participate, we want to make clear our expectations for … Continue reading

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Call for Reviews

We’re fast approaching the last two YA Lit 101 discussions, so we’d like to open up the opportunity for our participants to write and share reviews of the books we’ve read. Even better? We’d love to feature reviews of other … Continue reading

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YA Lit 101: Reading Selections

The response to our course has been excellent, and we are thrilled to work with all of you this summer.  Soon we will post the specifics about where these discussions will take place and at what time.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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Reading Options – Historical Fiction – Summer 2013

Below are the reading options you have to vote on. Use the information below to make your decisions. Discussion on Historical Fiction begins Thursday, August 8, 2013. All text is from GoodReads. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe … Continue reading

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