Not all titles are hot off the press, but these reads have been rotating through the class library as of late.
Unbroken: mention is self-explanatory; well-received by boys; mass appeal due to film release; Lexile – 850
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: well-received by mature readers; sprinkling of photographs as bizarre as the text they accompany; Lexile – 890
Never Fall Down: High-Low book that fills the memoir genre; features the story of a Cambodian Genocide survivor; authenticity brought about through the broken English that captures the character’s voice; Lexile – 710
The Raft: High-Low survival story packed with emotion; Lexile – HL680
The Selection: Exactly what it looks like; present-day selection for the role of princess; A favorite among female readers; part one of a three-part series (followed by The Elite and The One; Lexile – HL680