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DSST Holiday Gift Guide - Young Adult Books

Posted by DSST Public Schools on 12/13/17

We sat down with two DSST: Byers 6th grade teachers - Ms. Murphy and Mr. Morin (pictured below) to give us their list of popular young adult books and timeless classics to help you in this holiday giving season.

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Ms. Murphy's Most Popular Young Adult Books

  1.     “March” by John Lewis
  2.     “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson
  3.     “A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel” by Hope Larson
  4.     The “Amulet” Series Kazu Kibuishi
  5.     “Chasing Redbird” by Sharon Creech

Mr. Morin's Timeless Books for Middle Schoolers

  1.     Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game”
  2.     Kate DiCamillo’s “Because of Winn Dixie”
  3.     Mildred D. Taylor’s “Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry”
  4.     Norton Juster’s “The Phantom Tollbooth”
  5.     J R Tolkien “The Hobbit”
  6.     Roald Dahl’s “The BFG”

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Learn how Ms. Murphy and Mr. Morin inspire their 6th graders to become life-long readers through the use of classroom libraries.

Topics: dsst, litrature, holiday gift guide, young adult, denver school of science and technology, dsst byers


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