GT Required Reading 2014-2015

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GT ELAR Required
Reading List
First Semester
Quarter 1: Choose any of the
following books:
Quarter 2: If you chose this,
then read that:
The Invisible Thread by
Yoshiko Uchida
Uchida- read Journey to Topaz
Bad Boy by Walter Dean
Leaving Glorytown: One Boy’s
Struggle Under Castro by
Eduardo Calcines
This novel will have separate
response questions.
Meyers- read All the Right
Stuff or another choice novel
(must have parent and teacher
Calcines- read The Red
Umbrella by Christina Diaz
This novel choice will also
have separate response
Second Semester
Quarter 3: Choose one of
the following novels:
Quarter 4: Choose one of
the following novels:
Of Beetles and Angels: A
Boy’s Remarkable Journey
from a Refugee Camp to
Harvard by Mawi Asgedom
Thura’s Diary: My Life in
Wartime Iraq by Thura alWindawi
The Long Walk to Freedom
by Nelson Mandela
Parallel Journeys by Eleanor
Chinese Cinderella by
Adeline Yen Mah
Red Scarf Girl by Ji Li Jiang