To find four high-interest, accessible, international titles age-appropriate for incoming 9th grade students for summer reading.
So far, my list looks like this:
In the Time of Butterflies (Alvarez)
City of Beasts (Allende)
Breath, Eyes, Memory (Dandicat)
The Alchemist (Coehlo)
Wolves of the Crescent Moon (Al-Mohaimeed)
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Sijie)
I need to whittle it down to four. I don't really think I have enough to whittle from, though. Any thoughts on any of these?
We need three books total, but Social Studies is picking one of them. I guess there is going to be a required text, then one choice from English and one choice from Social Studies.
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