Books Worth Reading
Books Worth Reading
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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn. Dark and twisty.
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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn - her second novel, written before Gone Girl.
Dark Places - Gillian Flynn. Need to add this to my "to read" list from the great reviews
#DarkPlaces - Gillian Flynn. All of her books are great.
What it’s about: Over the course of a Labor Day weekend in the late ’80s, 13-year-old Henry and his depressed mother Adele’s lives change when they harbor fugitive Frank Chambers at home. Frank fills a fatherless void for Henry and brings out life in Adele, all while the police are on the hunt for the escaped murderer. It’s a deeply moving read with unpredictable twists, and Kate Winslet is bound to shine as Adele in the film
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
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One of 47: Labor Day #staylovelydallas #bookreview #laborday #katewinslet #joycemaynard
Is the book better than the movie? Or is the movie better than the book? Let your book club decide about Labor Day, a poignant coming-of-age story. The movie, starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, is set to open January 31. Copies of Joyce Maynard’s novel are available in our book club collection.
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Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt is a guided reading level V. This is about a young girl who meets a family that has not aged in the last 87 years. She must help them keep their secret even if that means taking a life. This book can be used to encourage students to use their critical thinking skills and write about what it would be like to live forever; what changes would you see how would it make you feel. Have the students think about how they would feel as one of the Tucks or Winnie.
Tuck Everlasting [Kindle Edition], (kid lit, young adult, fiction, childrens mystery, jenn ruben, natalie babbitt, tbr)
Absolutely one of my favourite children's books: Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. A beautiful story about love, aging, mortality, greed and kindness.
Great middle school book for teaching theme. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
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