Monday, July 16, 2012

My Students Favorite Books List

There are some books I just cannot keep on my shelves--or in my classroom for that matter--while others just sit there hardly touched.  I wanted to share some of those books that magically walk out of my classroom with Reading For Sanity followers.  My students ages range from 12-14 and come from high poverty homes.  There is quite a bit of diversity as well--this information may change how you view the lists.  These are their favorite books in no particular order:

  1. Hunger Games series  RFS Review #1 & #2
  2. Tears of a Tiger        RFS Review
  3. If I Stay and Where She Went   RFS Review #1 & #2 WSW Review
  4. Hush Hush  RFS Review #1 & #2
  5. Dead Girls Don't Write Letters   RFS Review
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid series  RFS Review
  7. Matched and Crossed     RFS Review
  8. Crank--the entire series  RFS Review
  9. What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know     RFS Review
  10. What My Mother Doesn't Know      RFS Review
  11. 13 Reasons Why     RFS Review
  12. Savvy and Scumble     RFS Review
  13. Fablehaven series          RFS Review
  14. Graceling,series  RFS Review #1 & #2 & #3
  15. The Giver (well, they either love it or hate it)  RFS Review
  16. Tunnels series  RFS Review
  17. Speak        RFS Review
  18. Cut          RFS Review
  19. Go Ask Alice
  20. Uglies series  RFS Review
  21. The Outsiders    RFS Review
  22. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series
  23. How Angel Peterson Got His Name
  24. Twilight series (although this is falling out of popularity of late)  RFS Review
  25. Night
  26. Flowers for Algernon
  27. A Child Called It series
  28. Are You There God?  It's Me Margaret        RFS Review
  29. The Maze Runner series  RFS Review
  30. Among the Hidden series  RFS Review
  31. Thunder Cave       RFS Review
  32. The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck
  33. Eat This, Not That (all of the books)
  34. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and Darth Paper Strikes Back
  35. Harry Potter series (although this is falling out of popularity as well)  RFS Review
  36. Manga Books--there are hundreds, or at least it seems that way to me!  This is just one
  37. Phobiapedia
  38. Why Is Snot Green?
  39. Guiness Book of World Records--any of them
  40. Ripley's Believe It Or Not--any of them
  41. Touching Spirit Bear
  42. The Lightning Thief series  RFS Review
  43. Divergent       RFS Review
  44. Monster
  45. Artemis Fowl series
  46. Calvin and Hobbes--they're all fav's
  47. Sarah Dessen books--almost all of them--this is just one & RFS Review
  48. Where the Sidewalk Ends
  49. Vladimir Todd series
  50. 39 Clues series

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