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1 Readlemania! Booktalking YA with John, Paul, Ringo, and George

2 What is a music- themed booktalk? -- Mediate by INXS (rhymes with –ate) -- Mean by Taylor Swift (bullying) -- Blaze of Glory by Bon Jovi (outlaws) -- A Hard Rains Gonna Fall by Edie Brickell (bad weather) -- I Saw Red by Warrant (the color red) (these & more examples on Lessons tab of my blog)

3 Will post this presentation to my blog this afternoon: Mrs. ReaderPants blog:

4 A Little Help From My Friends (Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967) What would you think if I sang out of tune, Would you stand up and walk out on me. Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song, And I'll try not to sing out of key.

5 Flora & Ulysses (Kate DiCamillo) Light fantasy Text with graphic cartoon sequences Vocabulary-building ES, MS


7 Across the Universe (Let It Be, 1970) Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup They slither wildly as they slip away across the universe

8 These Broken Stars (Amie Kaufman/Meagan Spooner) Titanic in space Lilac & Tarver are the only 2 survivors… Out in December HS, upper-MS

9 Alienated (Melissa Landers) Pub date=Feb. 4, 2014 Foreign exchange program for aliens to live on Earth with human families Romantic comedy HS

10 The 5 th Wave (Rick Yancey) One of my top 3 favorites of 2013 Unpredictable, tons of action, survival against all odds Compare with Kings The Stand Upper-MS, HS (violence, language)

11 Revolution (The Beatles White Album, 1968) You say you want a revolution Well you know We all want to change the world You tell me that it's evolution Well you know We all want to change the world

12 Never Fade (Alexandra Bracken) Sequel to The Darkest Minds Starts out a little slow, but once the action starts, its unputdownable! Continues story from end of TDM; same characters with some new ones Main concern for MS is language and extreme violence October 15 release

13 Do You Want To Know A Secret (Please, Please Me, 1963) Listen Do you want to know a secret Do you promise not to tell, whoa oh, oh Closer Let me whisper in your ear Say the words you long to hear

14 Red (Alison Cherry) Stepford Wives meets Mean Girls Felicity=Strawberry Pageant lifestyle, prejudice, being yourself Great for upper-MS, HS Oct. 8 release

15 A Hard Days Night (A Hard Days Night, 1964) It's been a hard day's night And I've been working like a dog It's been a hard day's night I should be sleeping like a log

16 Taste Test (Kelly Fiore) Teen version of Master Chef Nora, Christian Sabotage, mystery, lots of recipes Great for MS, HS

17 The Long and Winding Road (Let It Be, 1970) The long and winding road that leads to your door will never disappear I've seen that road before It always leads me here Lead me to your door

18 A Tale of Two Centuries (Rachel Harris) Alessandra, Cat, Austin, Lucas, Lorenzo Time travel to/from Renaissance Italy Great for MS, HS

19 When Im 64 (Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967) When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you still be sending me a valentine Birthday greetings, bottle of wine? If I'd been out till quarter to three Would you lock the door? Will you still need me, will you still feed me When I'm sixty-four?

20 Pivot Point (Kasie West) Time travel, sort of… Para life vs. norm life alternating chapters Addie, Laila, Trevor, Duke Great for MS, HS

21 Beautiful Boy (John Lennon, Double Fantasy, 1980) Close your eyes Have no fear The monster's gone He's on the run and your daddy's here

22 Of Beast and Beauty (Stacey Jay) Beauty and the Beast spin-off Awesome right from beginning Blind protagonist Isra and Gem MS, HS

23 Here Comes the Sun (Abbey Road, 1969) Little darling, I feel that ice is slowly melting Little darling, it seems like years since it's been clear Here comes the sun, here comes the sun, And I say it's all righ t

24 Cruel Beauty (Rosamund Hodge) Beauty and the Beast spin- off January 2014 release Reminds me of Grave Mercy Mythology references Light/dark imagery Google character names!!! HS

25 Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds (Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967) Follow her down to a bridge by a fountain Where rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies Everyone smiles as you drift past the flowers That grow so incredibly high

26 Lord of Opium (Nancy Farmer) Sequel to The House of the Scorpion Mixed reviews Lots of action, stress, political problems Little bit of romance MS, HS (lots of drug references)

27 Cant Buy Me Love (Hard Days Night, 1964) Cos I don't care too much for money, and money can't buy me love

28 This Is What Happy Looks Like (Jennifer E. Smith) Cute romance for fans of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight Graham & Ellie accidental emails MS, HS

29 Yesterday (Help!, 1965) Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away Now it looks as though they're here to stay Oh, I believe in yesterday

30 All Our Yesterdays (Cristin Terrill) Time travel done right! Reminds me of The Butterfly Effect (film, 2004) and Steads When You Reach Me One of my faves of 2013 Upper-MS, HS

31 Leigh Collazo Ed Willkie Middle School Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD FaceBook: Mrs. ReaderPants Twitter: @MrsReaderPants

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