As I mentioned yesterday, I begin grad school tomorrow night and I couldn’t be more excited. I will begin with only one class, “Nonfiction Techniques.” Here’s what they have us reading:
This week, I’m supposed to be highlighting the top ten books that I believe should be required reading for teens. But I think that making something required makes it seem like work, and as a result many kids don’t understand why a required book is so good. So instead, I want to focus upon books I think should be introduced to kids that usually aren’t.