Responding to Bridge to Terabithia in the style of "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" The kids really loved the cyclical nature of this project, using cause and effect, and digging into the story. Would be a really great framework for using with Book Creator.
Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, will capture your middle and intermediate students' attention. This story is about a black family who must struggle with discrimination during the Depression of the
Must-read books for summer 2013 (infographic)<-----Eleanor and park is not a book to read o the beach it is a book that you read in the privacy of your room and wonder if the author really thought it was necessary to use the f word that many times
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls- Reading this now. It is a fantastic memoir. She paints magical pictures of a childhood of neglect and the journey to a better life. It's inspiring, really, and I haven't even finished it yet. (recommended by Jenni)