New from Lorie Ann Grover, founder of Readergirlz,Hitis 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.
InHit, 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 beneath her.
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 aesthetic impact.
- 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.