Unit One - The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Theme: Familiarity Alters Perceptions.
Related Readings: "Flowers for Algernon"
"What Is It to Be Human?"
"The Brainy Echidna"
Unit Two - The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
Theme: Every Person Has a Story.
Related Readings: "The Negative Power of Prejudice"
"The Passover Seder Dinner"
Unit Three - Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
Theme: We Control Our Own Stories.
Related Readings: "What is Circle Justice?
Unit Four - The Game by Monica Hughes
Theme: Innovation, Tenacity, and Persistence Bring Success.
Related Readings: "All Summer in a Day"
"There Will Come Soft Rains"
"So You're a Cyborg"