Ep5: YA/MG Books Exploring Moral and Ethical Dilemmas

Welcome to Episode #5! My name is Leigh Collazo, and I am a certified school librarian and former middle school English teacher. Let's talk about books! Today's podcast features 10 books for teens and tweens who encounter complex moral and ethical situations.

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TITLES DISCUSSED IN TODAY'S EPISODE:

  • How to Steal a Dog (Barbara O'Connor)
  • Awkward (Svetlana Chmakova)
  • Bystander (James Preller)
  • Sunny Side Up (Jennifer and Matthew Holm)
  • Scythe (Neal Shusterman)
  • Genesis Girl (Jennifer Bardsley)
  • Hidden (Miriam Halahmy)
  • The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
  • All the Rage (Courtney Summers)
  • Kill the Next One (Federico Axat, trans. David Frye)

 

ALSO MENTIONED:

  • FirstNews daily videos
  • 5 moral/ethical situations used with my seventh graders (see PowerPoint in podcast blog post)

 

MUSIC CREDIT:

"Let It Be Christmas" by Nicolai Heidlas. Licensed under Creative Commons, 2016.

 

"If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.” – Roald Dahl

 

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