Does anyone have any book recommendations for pre-teen literature. I have a few girls in my classroom that would really benefit from challenging chapter books that they could connect to (issues of divorce, self-esteem, gossip). I am looking for literature that could possibly bring healing to their lives.


It's tough to build trust in their worlds!


Gracias

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I'm not sure about your students' age, reading level, or maturity level, but here are some suggestions:

 

  • Everyone I know who has ever read "The Hunger Games" series absolutely LOVES it (pre-teens as well as adults). You might want to check it out first, though -- it's a bit heavy.
  • A similar book that's fairly good is "Matched."
  • A lot of girls also really like the "Uglies" series.

 

Good luck!

 

Katy Scott

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