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Book Club


The purpose of the VHS Book Club is to raise interest and engage students in literature and literacy, and contribute to the reading culture at Valley High School. Book Club members collaborate with each other about literature, participate in activities to bring technology together with literacy, promote reading on campus, and engage in school/community service. Book Club activities will be sustained through fund-raising.

F2F Club Meetings

The VHS Book Club meets in the library every Tuesday during lunch.

Academic Lettering

VHS Book Club members can earn an Academic Letter at the end of a school year if they meet the following criteria each semester:

  1. Earn a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  2. Attend VHS Book Clubs meetings (90% attendance or better).
  3. Create one 5-minute book talk about a favorite book.
  4. Create one 2-minute iMovie book trailer about a favorite book.
  5. Complete 6 hours of school/community service.
  6. Participate in fund-raising activities.

Interested In Joining?

If interested in joining our book club, please join our Google Classroom, Book Club Awesomeness.

The code to join is 5x7s6jk .

Contact Information

  • Misty Horning, PhD
    Club Sponsor

    Phone: (505) 345-9021 X54216

Books We Have Read


  • Lobizona by Romina Garber


  • This is Where It Ends by Marieke NijKamp
  • The Similars by Rebecca Hanover


  • March: Book One by John Lewis
  • The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
  • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez


  • Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
  • Superman: Red Son by Mark Millar and Dave Johnson
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Looking for Alaska b y John Green (reread for new members)
  • Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know about Fast Food by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson
  • Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian


  • All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  • Another by Yukito Ayatsuji
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
  • Free Choice to Share
  • Scythe by Neal Shusterman
  • See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt


  • Feed by M.T. Anderson
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
  • The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • Genius by Leopoldo Gout
  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer