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Ali'a 11-07-2012 05:38 PM

Novels to teach Eastern Hemispere
 
Hi everybody,

What novels could I use with 7th graders to teach Eastern Hemisphere?

ajmm115 11-07-2012 07:56 PM

Asia or Europe?
 
If you are looking for Asia, I'd highly recommend The Master Puppeteer - Japan - teaches a bit about the culture and Samurai and is also a very good story. Male protagonist.

For strong readers, Year of Impossible Goodbyes - teaches about the history of North Korea - very good story also. Female protagonist.

Sadako and the 1,000 Paper Cranes - outstanding - the results of the nuclear bombs on children in Japan.

Iqbal - child labor in Pakistan's carpet factories.

Midwife's Apprentice - Europe middle ages - and Catherine, Called Birdie.

Ali'a 11-09-2012 06:48 AM

Thank you amm115!
 
Thank you for your suggestions. That is a big help! I really appreciate it.

omahayellow3 04-10-2013 11:34 AM

Great ideas!
 
I am also looking for novels for Australia and New Zealand. Any suggestions?


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