Category Archives: Reviews

Student Reviews

We love hearing what our readers think here at Penguin Teachers’ Academy and we are delighted to share with you the latest student reviews below. Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods – Rick Riordan In Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods, … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf – July 2014 OUT NOW!

We are delighted to bring you our very latest edition of Off the Shelf! We have a jam packed edition for you this quarter and we hope you enjoy reading Issue 12. You can download Off the Shelf in the … Continue reading

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March 2014 Off The Shelf – Out Now!

Our brand new edition of Off The Shelf has hit our Newsstand! Not using an Apple device? Never fear, you can download our PDF version HERE. In this issue we celebrate Jeff Kinney’s ability to engage such a diversity of … Continue reading

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Teaching notes for This Star Won’t Go Out – Esther Earl

Diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of twelve, Esther (Persian for ‘Star’) Earl was an exceptionally bright and talented – but very normal – teenager.  She lived a hope-filled and generous, outwardly focused life as she navigated her physical … Continue reading

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Off The Shelf October 2013 – Sick-Lit by Bec Kavanagh

Our latest edition of Off The Shelf is out now and available through Penguin Teachers’ Academy Newsstand in the iTunes store. For those of you without access to Apple devices, we will be sharing the articles in this edition of Off The Shelf right here on … Continue reading

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Student Reviews

  We love receiving student reviews here at Penguin Teachers’ Academy! Today we were fortunate enough to be sent reviews for some of our most recent titles. These students are regular reviewers for YARR-A. The YARR-A website is devoted to teenage/young adult books … Continue reading

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Teacher Review for Song in the Dark by Christine Howe

Song in the Dark – Christine Howe Anyone looking for a gripping and gritty read for young adults should look at this extraordinary novel with its themes of love, betrayal, forgiveness, addiction and especially hope. Paul is a teenager who … Continue reading

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