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Many of the latest book-to-movie adaptations are coming from books written for young adults. The film adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth starts tomorrow, and I will be in the ticket line for sure.

I thought I would list some links to free teaching resources for this title in case you’re using the book in your classroom or book club.

DivergentDivergent by Veronica Roth
Katherine Tegen Books, May 2011
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all. (Annotation source: Library of Congress)

Teaching Resources


Video Resources

Video Interview  with the author about the book. YouTube

Book Trailer


Movie Trailer


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