Learn about rumors and their spreading effects with this glitter activity
Comeback - (ISBN: 978-1554693108)
by Vicki Grant
Ria runs away with her little brother in tow after her parents’ divorce. She is stuck living with her mother, but her father is just so much more glamorous and exciting. Eventually, she learns that her father has deceived the community and committed major financial fraud. How does Ria come to realize where her place is?
Gossip Girl - (ISBN: 978-0316910330)
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Who is Gossip Girl? Can the answers be found on her website? This read delves into the superficial but enticing world of clothes, boys, sex, and accessories. Does being cool cancel the shame of getting thrown out of boarding school? What questions come to your mind as you read about this artificial world that has so many true elements?
Nothing but the Truth - (ISBN: 978-0545174152)
Phillip is miffed about not being able to join the track team because of his English grades, so he hums during the National Anthem. The crisis he creates in the school for not following directions escalates, and it soon becomes nationwide. This book cleverly asks questions about patriotism, respect, and civil rights. What is your school’s policy concerning the national anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance?
Rumor Central - (ISBN: 978-0061345715)
by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Maya jumps at the chance to have her own teen reality show. Her goals to succeed at it include telling secrets and responding to lies those who resent her rise to stardom tell. Do reality shows really tell the truth? How can you sift the truth out of all the detritus of gossip?
Rumors - (ISBN: 978-0061345715)
by Anna Godbersen
Elizabeth Holland falls from grace, and the focus changes to the companions around her. Scrutiny increases on her sister, her former boyfriend, her friends and even one of her servants. How do secrets and gossip balance in this novel?