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Writer's Reader's Notebook Matrix

The Matrix

“I know you're out there...I know that you're afraid[…]You're afraid of change. I don't know the future. I didn't come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it's going to begin[...] I'm going to show them a world [...] A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you.”
A book with a one-word title A book written over 100 years ago A season of a podcast series A literary book that isn’t a traditional novel (a play, a graphic novel, etc) A book recommended to you by the librarian or your teacher
A book recommended by a classmate A book off the ALA’s Banned and Challenged Classics List A book that won an award (Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Printz Award (YA) etc) A book with a protagonist of a gender identity different than your own A book you’ve been meaning to read or a book you’ve meaning to reread!
A non-YA dystopian novel A book written by a non-western author A collection of short stories (There must be more than six short stories in the collection) A book that intimidates you based on topic, lexile, length, etc. A work written in poetic verse (YA or Classic like Beowulf or The Odyssey or The Inferno or Shakespeare!)
A book with a number in the title An American Classic A book told from multiple narrators A book published in the decade you were born (or even cooler, the year!) A book based on an historical event (YA or adult)
A book published this year A book that makes you laugh A memoir or autobiography A book over 400 pages long A New York Times Best Seller
Note: You cannot double dip!