THEME PACKS: COLLECTIONS OF NOVELS ON COMMON THEMES
There are 8 main collections of HIP novels: HIP HI-SCHOOL, HIP XTREME, HIP SR, HIP JR, HIP QUICKREAD, HIP FANTASY, HIP QUICKREAD and BATS MYSTERIES. Each series is available as a discounted LIBRARY PACK.
THEME PACKS are groups of novels carefully selected from different core HIP collections, by their common topics, themes or reader demographics.
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WHY USE THEMATIC NOVEL SETS?
- To develop comparative thinking skills
- To support readers in learning to make essential text-to-text and text-to-world connections
- To differentiate instruction by offering text choices within a theme study
- To help students go beyond surface understanding of important themes and concepts
- To help struggling readers anticipate what they’re going to find in a text
- To provide a collection of resources for “what to read next”
- To create a community of learners who can share different perspectives on common themes
CHOOSE FROM THESE HIP THEME PACKS
HIP PARTNER PACK
25 titles, paired for common themes, characterizations or authors. Great for building comparative thinking skills. From the HIP SR, HIP HI-SCHOOL, HIP XTREME and HIP JR collections.
HIP SURVIVAL PACK
10 tales of teen heroes surviving against nature and adversity, from the HIP SR, HIP XTREME, and HIP HI-SCHOOL collections.
HIP CRIME & PUNISHMENT PACK
9 novels involving brushes with the law, from the HIP SR, HIP XTREME, and HIP HI-SCHOOL collections.
HIP GIRLS’ CHOICES PACK
A collection of 13 novels chosen by our girl readers for their strong and interesting female characters. From the HIP SR, HIP JR, HIP XTREME, HIP HI-SCHOOL and HIP FANTASY collections.
HIP TWEEN PACK
12 novels for “in-between” readers who are beyond HIP JR but not quite ready for more sophisticated novels, taken from the HIP SR, HIP XTREME and HIP FANTASY collections.
HIP READER’S THEATER PACK
Includes the book of Reader’s Theater Plays and 15 novels from which the plays are excerpted, all from the HIP SR and HIP JR collections.
HIP SCARY STORIES PACK
Six novels featuring traditional ghost stories, tales of the supernatural and Indigenous folklore from the HIP SR, HIP JR and HIP HI-SCHOOL collections.