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Education Trade Books for Fiction: English/Education

This page lists fiction books related to content areas to help teachers or teacher candidates.

English/Language Arts/Education

  • *The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (BBYA, MLPH, World War II, Holocaust)
  • *Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes (BBYA, African American)
  • *The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier (BBYA)
  • *Criss cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (N, poetry, language)
  • *Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (N)
  • *Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson (NH, 1970s, hearing impaired, Emily Dickinson, faith, prejudice)
  • *Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton
  • *Nicholas and the Gang by Rene Goscinny (MLB, middle school, French schoolboy mischief)
  • *The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (middle school)
  • *Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (NH)
  • *The Secret Life of a Boarding School Brat by Amy Gordon (middle school)
  • *Show way by Jacqueline Woodson (NH, slavery, poetry)
  • *Spying on Miss Muller by Eve Bunting (middle school)
  • *Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan (BBYA)
  • *There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar (TBA)
  • *The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (N)
  • *The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt (NH, 1960s, Shakespeare, school teacher)
  • *The Wheel on the School by Meinder De Jong (N)
  • Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (MLP, poverty, boarding school, family)
  • Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith (CSKH, narrative poetry, African American, parents)
  • The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts by Richard Peck (BBYA)