New from Lorie Ann Grover, founder of Readergirlz,
Hit is the contemporary YA story of a high school senior
who must decide for herself the right thing to do when she becomes
convinced a teacher is flirting with her.
In Hit, the latest YA novel from popular author Lorie
Ann Grover, Sarah is a senior with a full-ride scholarship to Mills
College for Girls and a future that seems set in stone-that is
until she signs up for a poetry class and falls for Mr. Haddings, a
student teacher from the nearby University of Washington, and
becomes convinced Mr. Haddings is flirting back.
But everything changes when Mr. Haddings feels a thud on his
front bumper and finds Sarah in the street with blood pooling
Powerful and relevant for teens, Hit is a riveting story about
growing up, moving forward, and finding the courage to do what is
right-no matter the outcome.
Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3 and 11-12.3 Analyze the impact of
the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate elements
of a story or drama.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5 and 11-12.5 Analyze how an author's
choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text
contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6 and 11-12.6 Analyze a case in which
grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly
stated in a text from what is really meant.