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Welcome to book genre monthly

Welcome to my first real blog.

As a new teacher librarian but old English/History teacher I am missing the structures imposed by having my own class and a set curriculum.  So this is my new structure!  My blog has two purposes

1. To record and promote books suitable for young adults and adolescents

2. To impose a structure on my reading so that I regularly change genres.

I plan to use months as a way into different genres/sub genres themes

such as

  • Juicy January (suspense?)
  • Fantastic or Fable February
  • Mystery March
  • Action and adventure or Australian April
  • Movie May or Mushy May (chick lit/romance)
  • Joking/Jolly June (humour)
  • Justice July (standing up for rights)
  • Autobiography or Animal August
  • Speculative or Sci Fi September
  • Old Times October (Historical)
  • Knowledge November (Information texts)
  • Diary or Dystopian December

I am not going to limit myself to just these genres and can probably fit most books into a month using alliteration.  Happy for suggestions.

About hgtl

I am a secondary English/History teacher (BA DipEd, MA (Education) and a Teacher Librarian (MEd). I LOVE to research and through this site aim to -Support the introduction of the Australian Curriculum (especially in History) through sourcing quality and varied internet based sources (research guides) - Support teachers through conducting education based literature reviews - Provide suggestions on useful Web 2.0 tools - Offer other services such as curriculum writing, library collection assessment, novel recommendations (see my blog bookgenremonthly.com)

Discussion

2 thoughts on “Welcome to book genre monthly

  1. Hi HGTL! I’m am linking my Google Reader to this site right now. Looking forward to some good stuff, reviews, and insights. 🙂 Cheers!

    Posted by miffyjf | March 22, 2012, 3:53 am
  2. Thanks Miffy – Will try my best

    Posted by hgtl | March 22, 2012, 4:53 am

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