The Novel Novice staff has become enchanted by Becca Fitzpatrick’s Hush, Hush … and today, we’re featuring some essay topics related to this book: * The title, Hush, Hush is never directly mentioned in the book. To what (or who) does it refer? Why do you think this title was chosen? What could the sequel’s […]
Sourcebooks wants YOU to choose the cover of the second book in Kaleb Nation’s Bran Hambric series … here are the three cover options: Go to the forum on Teen Fire to vote for your pick! For the comments: Which cover is your favorite & why?
We have two contests to tell you about this morning. First up, from authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, they’re inviting fans to create an alternate cover to their book Beautiful Creatures. Here are the details: You cannot use any part of the actual BC cover (the image or font). If you use another photographer’s […]
I have a thing for small books that are all cute and different and feel good and fit snugly in any size bag I carry. Now, full disclosure, I often discriminate against books for their covers as much as I allow them to influence me in a positive way. I am not the kind of […]
Welcome to the new NovelNovice.com — a sister site of TwilightNovelNovice.com. The idea behind TwilightNovelNovice.com was simple — to use Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga to help teach literature to kids and get them excited about reading beyond the series, and education in general. The site has grown quickly — in just a year and a […]
Below you will find educational links to a variety of activities surrounding S. E Hinton’s The Outsiders. Project Based Assessments for The Outsiders (including soundtrack, diorama, and yearbook projects. Sounds a lot like our Twilight unit!) Introduction Activity focusing on characterization. Teaching the history behind The Outsiders. The Outsiders Relay Activity Learning through Music : […]
Click below for a list of Night lesson plans and educational activities: Lessons on historical background of novel. Lesson concerning compassion and courage – Night lessons geared towards 10-11th grade students. Night Pre-reading Activities Night chapter quizzes and powerpoints. Lessons and Activities geared towards Middle School Students Lesson plans surrounding informational texts and the Holocaust. […]
Below you will find a link of educational activities surrounding A Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol Webquest based on characterization. Characterization activities focused on ghosts. Created Christmas Carol Wreaths Christmas Carol Web quests Information on a Victorian Christmas Writing Activity for a Christmas Carol Information on Dickens and Christmas Great on-line game- Surviving Dickens London