Reading guides to Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson is one of America’s foremost writers for young adults. Here are some tips and ideas to inspire discussion before, during, and after reading of her novels Speak and The Impossible Knife of Memory. The reading guides are equally suited for the classroom, the library, or a book group.

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Reading guide to Speak

Reading guide to The Impossible Knife of Memory

About the reading guides

The reading guides are written by Katarina Lycken Rüter, lead teacher in high school. Our reading guides are to be used in book circles, in schools or just as inspiration for further reading.