Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.
Back to School/Learning Freebie
(in honor of school starting back up soon, come up with your own topic that fits the theme of school or learning! Books that take place at school/boarding school/during study abroad, books you read in school, textbooks you liked/didn’t like, non-fiction books you loved or want to read, etc.)
- Harry Potter by JK Rowling… you can’t talk about school and not mention this
- The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. The MC goes through everything to get into The University and then everything to stay on it
- Wayward Children by Seanan McGuire, a boarding school for children who went to magical worlds and had to come back. Reviews for 1, 2, and 3
- The Backstagers by James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh the backstage crew of a school’s theater club discover the mysteries of what lies behind the stage
- Simon VS the Homo sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli happens in highschool so it goes here! My post
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, at least on the first book they are still at the boarding school….
- Check, Please!: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu is a web comic, soon to be published comic, about a kid playing college hockey
- Heartstopper by Alice Oseman, is a cute web comic set in a highschool in England
- All for the Game by Nora Sakavic is also about a collegiate sports team and queer kids (and the mafia)
- THUG (The Hate U Give) by Angie Thomas, a powerful book about a black teenager that also touches on how different we pretend to be when in highschool. My post