In their new book, Capers Middle School, authors Alvin Allen and Stephanie King address real life situations that students and teachers encounter within inner-city schools. The characters portrayed are middle school students that endure the daily obstacles of life and being a student. Capers Middle School is eye-opening and insightful for students and teachers. The latest researched based instructional strategies are incorporated in the novel for new and tenured teachers to utilize for student engagement.
Readers follow Meagan and Ernest as they deal with real-life challenges that many middle school students encounter in school. Meagan is an 8th grader and a new student to Capers Middle School; it is her first time going to public school. Ernest is a 7th grader a Capers Middle School and he is learning the true value of friendship. Their story highlights common concerns and issues observed in middle school students.
Teachers will be able to utilize the book as a teaching tool for students. Activities designed are engaging, challenging, and supportive of learning.