Welcome

Welcome to Reading Literature for Future Teachers! Links above for syllabus and other jazz.

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Read

You'll have lots of choices with your book selections. Our goal will be to find books you like!

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Play

We'll read, make, share, and play in this class. Looking forward to reading ALL THE THINGS!

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Picture It !

A graphic novel such as Flora and Ulysses compare to other readings is much different. They provide you with pictures, so you are able to relate to what you are reading to an image. This can make it much easier to understand what is happening. On the other hand, other readings give you the chance

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Just like a movie…

Reading Anya’s ghost was very different from reading the other novels. This was the only other book that i read this semester for this class, besides Junie B. Jones, that had pictures. Instead of using your own imagination to create your own interpretation of the story, it’s already done for you. It’s almost like watching

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El Deafo

I really enjoyed this graphic novel. It was a great representation of how books can be enjoyable, inspiring and educational. The way that the pictures actually tell how Cece feels being deaf, and how she expresses that through her emotions, thoughts and her alto ego is really fabulous. There is also a way that the

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SMILE

In the beginning, I was not excited to say the least when I found out we had to read a graphic novel. I felt like they didn’t get across the point as well as books without illustrations and that they relied solely on pictures to do the talking. I have never been more wrong. I

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Smile!

Reading a graphic novel was definitely a new experience for me. I think I was in the boat of people who thought “comic books” or other graphic novels aren’t considered academic or were just for fun. After reading Smile, I have a whole new perspective. Graphic novels are excellent books for excitement, adventure, and stress

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The Blog About Smile

I loved Smile! I would recommend it to anyone at any age! A colorful graphic novel set in San Francisco during the late 1980’s and into the early 1990’s it follows the author throughout her braces treatment. It was so cool to see how the braces treatment was the underlying timeline for the entire story.

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The Book Thief

The book I chose to read was The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  Once I started reading this book I found it hard to put down.  At this point I am about halfway through this book.  The story, although very sad, is captivating and you become very attached to the characters.  Although the book is

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Ready Player Two

Wow wow wow I was enthralled by Ready Player One written by Ernest Cline. I don’t even know where to start with this book, it weaves so many important issues into its page turning text. From world hunger to gay discrimination and everything in between…literally EVERYTHING. The topic of human rights cannot be missed when

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Speak

Speak is a book about a girl named Melinda who has just started high school. From the first day of school, she knew she was in for a bumpy ride. All of her old friends have deserted her and she has no interest or motivation to do well in her classes. However, the only class

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