All books listed are SUGGESTIONS. Students may choose a different book if desired, but the book should include the following: descriptive or figurative language, character development, plot development, thematic depth, and substantial length (100+ pages).
Students in Honors English and English AP have an additional reading assignment, which IS required.
Students will complete a "Book Talk" during the first two weeks of the Fall semester, which will be due no later than Friday, August 23, 2019.
Click on the image or title to find the book in the HMCPL library catalog. A hold can be placed from the catalog online once you log in to your account with card number and PIN.
The following book selections are available in other formats besides paperback. These include downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as audiobooks in CD format. Click on the title to check catalog or Digital Media Zone for current checkout availablity.
Hook your audience!
You may use a combination of a few of the above techniques.
Make sure to also give the title and author of the book.
In a paragraph or two, summarize the plot of the book. Be sure that your summary introduces the main character, identifies the problem, and leads us toward the solution - without giving away the ending!
Share your opinion!
Entice your audience!
You may use a combination of the above techniques.
Remember, your book talk should flow nicely like a commercial. It should not be a giant list answering these questions.