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Great YA Books for EFL Students, Part II

Posted 07/07/21 by Joyce S.

Curating this booklist brings back many fond memories of mine as I used to teach EFL (English as a Foreign Language) while living as an expat overseas. If you’re an educator like I am, you are well aware that finding suitable reading material can be both arduous and heartbreaking. I hope this list makes it a bit easier for you. And for those that are simply curious and looking for the next great read: cheers!

Please note that this blog post is part of a curated series by yours truly.

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Cover of Blankets

Blankets

Cover of Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, First World Library   |   Libby eBook, 1984 & Animal Farm   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Ralph Cosham   |   Libby eAudiobook, Full Cast   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Animal Farm & 1984   |   hoopla eBook, Text Guide   |   hoopla eAudiobook
Cover of Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web

Book on CD   |   Libby eBook, Classroom Kit - Study Guide   |   Libby eBook, Lesson Plans for Teachers   |   Libby eBook, Literature Resource Guide   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by E.B. White   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Melissa Sweet   |   DVD
Cover of Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eAudiobook
Cover of A Series of Unfortunate Events Series

A Series of Unfortunate Events Series

Book on CD, Listening Library   |   Book on CD, Harper Children’s Audio   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, Books 1-3   |   Libby eBook, Books 4-6   |   Libby eBook, Books 7-9   |   Libby eBook, Books 10-13   |   Libby eAudiobook
Cover of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Series

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Series

Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Stephen Fry   |   Libby eAudiobook, Live in Concert
Cover of To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, español   |   Libby eBook, Classroom Kit - Study Guide   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Summary/Analysis   |   hoopla eBook, Conversation Starters   |   hoopla eAudiobook   |   DVD
Cover of Catcher in the Rye

Catcher in the Rye

Book Kit   |   Libby eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis
Cover of The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Large Print   |   Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Playaway   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, Classroom Kit - Study Guide   |   Libby eBook, Chinese   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by William Hope   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Anthony Heald   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Tim Robbins   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Alexander Scourby   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Robertson Dean   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Clydesdale Classic   |   hoopla eBook, Dreamscape Media   |   hoopla eBook, deluxe illustrated edition   |   hoopla eBook, Summary/Analysis   |   hoopla eBook, Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Trivia-on-Books   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Sean Astin   |   DVD
Cover of The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Playaway   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, Classroom Kit - Study Guide   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Dylan Baker   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Shirley Knight, Jeffrey Donovan   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis   |   hoopla eBook, Study Guide   |   hoopla eAudiobook
Cover of The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Book on CD   |   Music CD, Brenda Russell et al., Broadway Angel   |   Music CD, Brenda Russell et al., Broadway Records   |   Libby eBook   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis   |   DVD   |   Musical Score
Cover of Goodnight, Mr. Tom

Goodnight, Mr. Tom

DVD
Cover of Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

Large Print   |   Play Script   |   DVD, John Malkovich et al.   |   DVD, Burgess Meredith, et al.
Cover of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Graphic Novel   |   Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook, Racehorse   |   hoopla eBook, Falcon Press   |   hoopla eBook, West Margin Press   |   hoopla eBook, Dreamscape   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Rebecca K. Reynolds   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Bill Homewood   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by George Newbern   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Saddleback Educational Publishing   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Saddleback Educational Publishing, Abridged English   |   hoopla eMusic   |   hoopla eMovie
Cover of Franny and Zooey

Franny and Zooey

Libby eBook   |   hoopla eBook, study guide
Cover of Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Large Print   |   Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, Libro en español   |   Libby eBook, Literature Kit   |   Libby eBook, Sparknotes   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Ray Bradbury   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Christopher Hurt   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Stephen Hoye   |   Libby eAudiobook, ready by Tim Robbins   |   hoopla eBook, CliffNotes   |   hoopla eBook, Analyse de l’œuvre   |   hoopla eBook, Analyse de l’œuvre avec Profil-Litteraire   |   hoopla eBook, Questionnaire de Lecture   |   DVD   |   hoopla eBook, Summary of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 by IRB Media   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis by Bright Summaries   |   hoopla eBook, Analyse complète de l'oeuvre   |   hoopla eMusic   |   hoopla eMusic, Soundtrack from HBO Film
Cover of 1984

1984

Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, RosettaBooks   |   Libby eBook, Arabic   |   Libby eBook, Libro en español   |   Libby eBook, Sparknotes   |   Libby eBook, edited by Duncan MacMillan   |   Libby eBook, edición definitiva avalada por the Orwell Estate   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   Libby eAudiobook, edición definitiva avalada por the Orwell Estate   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Summary and Analysis of 1984   |   hoopla eBook, CliffNotes   |   hoopla eBook, Analyse de l’œuvre avec Profil-Litteraire   |   hoopla eBook, Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis   |   DVD
Cover of The Giver

The Giver

Large Print   |   Graphic Novel   |   Braille   |   Book Kit   |   Book on CD   |   Spoken Cassette   |   Libby eBook, 25th Anniversary Edition   |   Libby eBook, The Gift Edition   |   Libby eBook, Literature Kit   |   Libby eBook, Movie Adaptation   |   Libby eBook, Graphic Novel   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, CliffNotes   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis by Bright Summaries   |   DVD
Cover of Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

Large Print   |   Book on CD   |   Playaway   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Dan Stevens   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by David Suchet   |   Libby eAudiobook, BBC Full Cast   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Kenneth Branagh   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis by Bright Summaries   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide   |   hoopla eMusic   |   DVD, Kenneth Branagh   |   DVD, Philip Martin   |   DVD, Sidney Lumet
Cover of The Life of Pi

The Life of Pi

Novel, with Illustrations by Tomislav Torjanac   |   Novel, Chinese   |   Novel, Spanish   |   Book on CD   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eBook, with Illustrations   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook, Text Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Songbook   |   hoopla eBook, Text Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Illustrated   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, CliffsNotes   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis by Bright Summaries   |   hoopla eBook, Digest & Review   |   hoopla eBook, Book Club in a Box   |   hoopla eBook, 101 Amazing Facts   |   DVD
Cover of Little Women

Little Women

Print, Annotated   |   Print, Stepping Stones   |   Print, Retold by M. Albers   |   Playaway   |   Libby eBook, Duke Classics   |   Libby eBook, edited by Ellen McDaniel-Weissler   |   Libby eBook, Harper Perennial Classics   |   Libby eBook, Stepping Stones   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Jean Smart   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Lorelei King   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by Justine Eyre   |   Libby eAudiobook, read by C. M. Hébert   |   hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eBook, The Complete Series   |   hoopla eBook, Arcturus Children's Classic series   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Rebecca K. Reynolds   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Kathy Bell   |   hoopla eAudiobook, read by Susie Berneis   |   hoopla eMovie   |   DVD, Denise Di Novi   |   DVD, Susie Liggat   |   DVD, Maclain Nelson   |   DVD, Gillian Armstrong   |   DVD, Mervyn LeRoy   |   DVD, Maggie Blossom   |   DVD, George Cukor
Cover of A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace

Print, CliffsNotes   |   Book on CD   |   Book on CD, ready by Scott Snively   |   Playaway   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook, Kirby Gann   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide
Cover of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Playaway   |   Libby eBook   |   Libby eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook, Gale Study Guide   |   hoopla eBook, Book Analysis by Bright Summaries   |   hoopla eBook, Book Club in a Box   |   hoopla eAudiobook

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