|Book Club / Reading Group - Sarah||30/06/2011|
Hi - am thinking of starting a Book club/ Reading Group with our year 12/13s and poss 11s - I just wondered whether anyone else had done this and whether you have any recommendations. Any ideas gratefully received.
|Re:Book Club / Reading Group - Julie||01/07/2011|
|It's been discussed (a little bit) before, on this thread:
When I did it - a few years ago now, the book they enjoyed the most was Capt Corelli's Mandolin. My tip would be to go for something with a strong narrative, fairly accessible to your age-group but at the same time a bit more 'adult' than the kind of thing set on the curriculum and recently published. Avoid 'classics'. Avoid anything too literary or 'modern' in its style (for that reason I'd avoid The Book Thief). Try the various prize shortlists. Something with a twist like Atonement or Life of Pi...
|Re:Book Club / Reading Group - Sarah||10/07/2011|
|Thank you for the ideas and the thread.|
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