Save Me a Seat
Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL. Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved away and left him on his own. Ravi's family just moved to America from India, and he's finding it... show more
Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL. Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved away and left him on his own. Ravi's family just moved to America from India, and he's finding it pretty hard to figure out where he fits in. Joe and Ravi don't think they have anything in common -- but soon enough they have a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and a common mission: to take control of their lives over the course of a single crazy week. "
Publish date: 2016-05-10
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Save Me a Seat is a recent middle grade book co-authored by veteran Sarah Weeks and newcomer Gita Varadarajan. While not explicitly discussed in the interviews, I believe the two authors met at a Teachers College Writing Workshop directed by Lucy Calkins and that the collaborative project may have ...
This is a great book. The story follows two boys during their first week of middle school (Ravi and Joe). One is a new boy from India and the other is dealing with social issues. This book depicts what feels like a real-life school experience. The boys think they have nothing in common until they ar...
Writing can change the world There is so much we can learn from this middle grade book. Save Me a Seat is written in view of two protagonist of two different cultures - Ravi and Joe. Ravi is from India migrated to America when his family moved over here to start fresh in the land of opportunity. ...
This novel is not complicated, the story is not deep but the issue that it touches on, is huge. Joe knows what it is like to attend Albert Einstein Elementary School but Ravi is new and from the minute that he walks into the fifth grade classroom, Dillon and his buddies have their eyes set on him. J...