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Contact Information

Club Sponsor: 

Misty Horning, PhD

(505) 345-9021 X54216

Book Club


Club Purpose: 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

cartoon of librarian reading on a mushroom

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 by 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 

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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