Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Get Real

Real life isn’t easy—any teenager can tell you that. These novels examine some of the harder facts of life in all their complexities. (Note: These stories deal with themes meant for people of middle school age and older.)

Books in this Series

  • Walter Dean Myers, Scorpions
  • Francesca Lia Block, Weetzie Bat
  • Jacqueline Woodson, I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.


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