2010-2019 All Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

We Set the Dark on Fire

As a young adult version of Atwood’s A Handmaid’s Tale, We Set the Dark on Fire mirrors real world issues of immigration and equality by describing the Medio School of Girls, an institute that trains distinguished young women for the roles in their dystopian society. Depending on the girl’s quality, she will either ran a husband’s household or take care of his children. The book traces Daniela’s story at the school and brings pressing questions of gender equality, diversity, sexuality, and immigration to the forefront.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Tehlor Kay Meija


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ISBN: 0062691325

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As part of a series, they could be used as a sole set of texts for teaching throughout a semester. Level of English is B1-B2+.

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