Karl hates German class with a passion but finds the will to survive when he lays eyes on Jessica. She is the reason he “tolerates” his boring class. However, his secret crush is compromised when his teacher decides to “shake things up a bit” in class. A simple writing assignment turns out to be a lethal injection to his social life and by extension his chances with Jessica. First, his nosy teacher tries to “set him up with Jessica,” this plan immediately backfires. Then, the unthinkable happens and Karl is stunned. This turns into one of the most embarrassing moments in his life. But all is not lost. If Karl plays his cards right, he could have a winning hand. Karl invites you to come along on this adventure into “Die Stunde der Wahrheit” where…”everyone has a confession” even the teacher!
Part one of two. Book two will come out soon.
- 328 unique words
- 52 pages of text (large font, much white space)
- written in present tense
Information for teachers
The novel delves into issues related to teen life, especially their obsession with their phones, and penchant to believe everything they see. This novel is perfect for FVR or a thematic unit with a relationship/technology focus. In addition to an engaging storyline, students can look forward to the following:
- Present tense with a spattering of past tense phrases (Novice High/Low Intermediate range)
- French-speaking countries and capitals (relevant to the storyline)
- Vocabulary related to geography, technology, relationships & family
- A little bit of poetry from our overly dramatic protagonist
Would you like to order a set of 20 of more copies* for your class? We will give you a 10% discount (for 20 or more copies of the same title). Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, please allow 2-3 weeks for your order.
*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.