World Literature That High School Students Actually Want to Read- Share a Story, Shape a Future 2012

I teach World Literature and I love the responsibility of introducing my students to literature from across time and across the world.  Along with the canon literature that I am required to cover, I try to bring in as much multicultural YA as I can, through booktalks, book trailers, displays, and read-alouds.  Over the past year I have been compiling a list of books that have caught the attention of my students and I am excited to share them today. This is by no means a complete list, as I focus on the areas of the world that my curriculum centers on.

Multicultural YA for Discerning Teen Reader


4 Responses

  1. […] you recognize there and perhaps there are some others you’d be interested in checking out: link.  We do have a number of these in our classroom library or in the […]

  2. Thanks for sharing this list! I’m excited to check it out.

  3. Wow, what a fabulous list, Sarah! Have you read Burn My Heart by Beverley Naidoo? It has some of the same personal interplay that Mitali captures in Bamboo People, but it is set in Kenya during the Mau Mau Rebellion

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