Educators’ Guide


Read the Common Core State-Standards Aligned Educators’ Guide for Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 for Rebels By Accident

Dear Patricia,

It was an honor recommending you for the YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. Thank you so much for all you have done for the students of Yonkers Public Schools. Your book and author visit with our Saunders High school Honor students was very important part of teaching and learning this year. I hope we will have the opportunity to work together again in the future.

I believe it is an important YA book that promotes peace and multicultural understanding.

Gina Bell
Library Services
Yonkers Public Schools
1 Larkin Center
Yonkers, NY, 10701


June 9, 2015
Dear Ms. Dunn,
We would like to acknowledge how wonderful it was to meet you and hear about your rich life experiences. Meeting the acclaimed, published author of a book students completely enjoyed was meaningful and potentially life altering. We also greatly benefited from the opportunity to write freely and express our creativity. We were further impressed by your warmth and generosity. Hopefully, students will continue to develop their ideas and reach out to you for further feedback, as you graciously offered.Once again, it was truly a pleasure meeting you. We wish you continued success with all of your future writing endeavors.Sincerely,

Ms. Kajana Stephens
& Century Honors English 10 Classes Saunders Trades and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road
Yonkers, NY 10701