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Acampora, Paul.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014
IL 5-8, RL 4.1

(2 booktalks)
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Booktalk #1

Main character Lucy has just witnessed her favorite teacherís death and is struggling to accept her motherís cancer remission. Needing to busy herself over the summer, she develops a plot to share her deceased teacherís favorite summer reading selection To Kill a Mockingbird with as many people as possible. The story is full of tech savvy teens, humor and real life scenarios including relationships and social media. (Booktalk by the Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Committee)

Booktalk #2

In honor of their recently deceased teacher a group of friends hatch a plot to popularize the classic ďTo Kill a Mockingbird,Ē by creating a controversy surrounding the novel. Their efforts
increase demand, but have consequences they donít expect.
(Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award nominee, 2018)

SUBJECTS:     Books and reading -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird -- Fiction.

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