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Diary of Anne Frank

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This book is a diary written by Anne Frank, a Jewish girl born in Germany. During the Nazi regime her family is forced to hide in a secret room in a non-Jewish friend’s house. In this book she writes about what she thinks during this hard time.

Year of Release: 1947

Author(s): Anne Frank

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL2948954W/The_diary_of_a_young_girl

ISBN: 0582417767

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/gp/aw/d/B08563TC6T/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651493664&sr=8-1

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I have chosen this book because it talks about a really important topic that must be part of everyone knowledge.

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The Hate U Give

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Starr is a black girl that lives in a very poor neighbourhood. She sees her friend Khalil being shot and killed by the police. Despite the difficulties, she decides to testify to do justice.

Year of Release: 2017

Author(s): Angie Thomas

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32075671

Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/books/OL26246256M/The_Hate_U_Give

ISBN: 9780062498533

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/Hate-U-Give-English-ebook/dp/B01M0614T9

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.it/gp/aw/d/B079BDBG8C/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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It deals with important themes, like racism.
This story is also told in the 2018 movie “The Hate U Give”

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1946-1999 All Audiobook eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

To kill a Mockingbird

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Set in Alabama in the mid-thirties, the novel follows the attempts made by a lawyer and his children to prove the innocence of a black man falsely accused of rape.

Year of Release: 1960

Author(s): Harper Lee

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Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2657.To_Kill_a_Mockingbird?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=II4HJ15lhy&rank=1#

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/Kill-Mockingbird-Enhanced-English-ebook/dp/B00K1XOV5G/ref=sr_1_1?__mk_it_IT=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&keywords=To+kill+a+mockingbird&qid=1639326611&s=digital-text&sr=1-1

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.it/To-Kill-a-Mockingbird/dp/B079BF8PBN/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1639326611&sr=1-1

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Graphic novel version available here
https://www.amazon.it/Kill-Mockingbird-Graphic-Novel-English-ebook/dp/B07G14V8S7/ref=sr_1_3?__mk_it_IT=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&keywords=To+kill+a+mockingbird&qid=1639326611&s=digital-text&sr=1-3

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2000-2009 All Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

The Rock and the River

This novel tells the story of 13-year-old Sam, who is the son of civil rights activist, Roland Childs. Set in Chicago in 1968, Sam is torn between believing his father of his best friend – can you change things without violence?

Year of Release: 2009

Author(s): Kekla Magoon

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Rock-River-Coretta-Scott-King/dp/1416978038

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2000-2009 All Audiobook Available For Free (Open Access) CEFR B2 eBook Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Extracts - Well Suited for Teaching With Extracts High school (grades 9+) Novel Online Print

The Secret Life of Bees

Lily Owens lives with her abusive father and has trouble remembering what happened to her mother. When she finds the mysterious Black Mary picture, she feels she needs to investigate her past to come to terms with her unrecognized trauma. She and their maid, Rosaleen, leave her father and try to find a new place to live. They meet the Boatwright sisters who invite Lily and Rosaleen to stay.

Year of Release: 2002

Author(s): Sue Monk Kidd

Preview: https://suemonkkidd.com/books/the-secret-life-of-bees/

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37435.The_Secret_Life_of_Bees?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=pV4wphzdD0&rank=1

ISBN: 13: 978-0142001745

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The film adaptation of the novel came out in 2008.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY9RvcbzTCw
IMDB site: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0416212/

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