ENGLISH LITERATURE

ENGLISH LITERATURE

6th Grade & Secondary I | Friendship | Personal Growth | Anti-bullying

6th Grade 
Freak the Mighty 
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Published: 1993

This is the story of two boys. Max, who is bigger and slower than most of his peers befriends Kevin, who is extremely intelligent and physically handicapped. Their friendship takes them on extraordinary quests, where they are challenged to be the greatest, strongest and bravest versions of themselves. Together, they become the unstoppable and incomparable duo of Freak the Mighty.

Secondary I
Pay it Forward
Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
Published: 1997

If you were given a simple assignment, to come up with one way to change the world, how would you do it? In this novel, young Trevor McKinney knows how he wants to change the world; by paying it forward. This is a story about friendship, family, personal growth, and opening up our eyes to the world we live in. 

Miss Rachel Lihnakis