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114: Read Alike Ideas and Lit Circles - I Think the Risk Is Worth the Reward

In this episode, we're discussing the benefits of using Read Alikes within book clubs and within the classroom. We touch on some of our favorite YA lit books, such as Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give, as well as classics like Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. We talk about strategies for making read alikes work and ways to manage the difficulties in order to reap the rewards of exploring a variety of books centering around one theme.

Bookish Check In

Jen - Jojo Moyes’s The Giver of Stars

Sara - Axton Betz-Hamilton’s The Less People Know about Us

Ashley - Brittney Morris’s Slay

Books Mentioned

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give

Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Give Me One - Best Books for Book Club Discussions

Jen - Jon Ronson’s The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Sara - Ruth Wariner’s The Sound of Gravel, Tara Westover’s Educated, Bryn Greenwood’s All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

Ashley - John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down, Bryn Greenwood’s The Reckless Oath We Made

Resources - Check out our Teachers Pay Teachers materials

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