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2019-2020 LTRC Additional Resources

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Below is a collection of resources for each of the 2019-2020 9-12th grade nominated titles, including two sites that teachers and librarians can use to promote student participation: 
 
Book Taco is a free online resource designed to support the administration, assessment, and motivation of student participation in the LYRC program while providing educators a dynamic, interactive platform where they can monitor student reading progress (quiz results, book reviews, surveys), assign activities, and reward effort. Click the logo to access the site and create your free account, https://booktaco.com.
 
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Teaching Books has partnered with us to give access to their collection for the 9-12th grade LYRC nominated resources at https://www.teachingbooks.net/qlmp22v. 
 
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1. The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater 
• Author website: http://www.dashkaslater.com/ 
• Study Guides
 
2. An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson
• Author website: http://www.margaretrogerson.com/ 
• Educator Guide Forthcoming
 
3. Geekerella by Ashley Poston
• Author website: http://www.ashposton.com/ 
• Educator Guide Forthcoming 
 
4. Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner
• Author website: http://www.jeffzentnerbooks.com/ 
• Study Guides
 
5. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
• Author website: http://angiethomas.com/ 
• Video
o Author interview: https://youtu.be/H6ufAb82GJ0 
• Study Guides
o Discussion questions from Bowling Green State University Libraries:  http://libguides.bgsu.edu/c.php?g=726407&p=5207423 
o Lesson plan from Univeristy of Wisconsin: http://www.mcelmeel.com/teacher/courses/2017-CCC/thomas.pdf 
 
6. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
• Author website: https://www.jasonwritesbooks.com/ 
• Study Guides
 
7. Nyxia by Scott Reintgen 
• Author website: https://itspronouncedrankin.com/ 
• Educator Guide Forthcoming 
 
8. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus 
• Author website: https://www.karenmcmanus.com/ 
• Educator Guide Forthcoming 
 
9. Warcross by Maria Lu
• Book trailer: https://youtu.be/_yiKTrmi-DQ
• Educator Guide Forthcoming 
 
10. You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins
• Author website: http://www.mitaliperkins.com/ 
• Educator Guide Forthcoming