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Top Ten Books I Would Put On A Required Reading List
These books are hand-picked because 1 and 2 teach empathy and kindness to animals, 3 and 4 explain dystopians and encourage discussions about real world politics, 5 and 6 teach about situations different to what a student may experience, 7 and 8 teach about romance and love and how you don’t have to like characters to enjoy a story, and 9 and 10 are there to demonstrate popular literature. These aren’t meant o be required reading for any one year, just required over the course of the student’s education and matching reading ability and maturity to the text. There is a good mix of Australian literature, classics, and modern lit. We could even do page-to-screen adaptation studies on all of them except 5, which is the only one without an adaptation.
- Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
- Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dan
- Animal Farm by George Orwell
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
- Back on Track: Diary of a Street Kid by Margaret Clark
- Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden
- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
- Wuthering Heights by Charlotte Bronte
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
One thought on “Top Ten Books I Would Put On A Required Reading List”
Some great books on this list!
My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/22/top-ten-tuesday-121/
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