My favorite book that I would recommend to students would be The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
One of my favorite books is The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster.
Art and Ceramics
Wonder by RJ Palacio, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and The Outsiders by SE Hinton.
I was obsessed with Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card in middle school, I would definitely recommend it.
Scythe by Neal Shusterman.
My current favorite is Salt to the Sea by Ruth Sepetys.
My favorites in each genre!
The Nameless City by Faith Hicks
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
Under Locker and Key by Allison K. Hymas
Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokski
Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
My favorite book recommendation for students is I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai.
My favorite YA book/series is The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Micheal Scott. Book 1 is called The Alchemist.
My current favorite books are probably A Separate Peace by John Knowles or A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket and Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling.
Innovative Learning Coach
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli, and Do Hard Things by Alex & Brett Harris
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick.
That is such a hard question! I love the book Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom.
Family and Consumer Science
I loooove Bleak House by Charles Dickens.
That Was Then, This Is Now by S.E. Hinton. I think it's a great extension to The Outsiders.
Star Wars Yoda: Dark Rendezvous by Sean Stewart. It's awesome.
My favorite YA books are the His Dark Materials Trilogy by Phillip Pullman.The books are titled The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl.
The Harry Potter series, but outside of that, I also love The Alliance by Gerald Lund and Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card.
To Kill a Mockingbirdby Harper Lee. My favorite!
Things not Seen by Andrew Clements
Life Skills and Peer Tutoring
The Unwind Series by Neal Shusterman and Wonder by RJ Palacio.
Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool. I love it because it combines mystery, adventure, accepting others different from ourselves, forgiveness and redemption. It is not in verse, but the language is poetic. It is INCREDIBLE, and helps readers gain perspective from other points of view.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry, and A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
This is really hard, there are just so many good books out there! The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman or Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt are two of my favorites.
Caraval by Stephanie Garber.
Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson
I like The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom. I like it because her true story of life in a Nazi concentration camp is inspiring and teaches us that our capacity to triumph over any trial is limitless.
I loved The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak.
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.
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I love the Harry Potter series...book three is definitely my favorite!