Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Written by Becky Albertalli
Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity–and that of his pen pal–will be revealed.
Primary Source Pairing:
Music plays a huge role in this delightful journey with Simon in Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. Check out the full playlist by author Becky Albertalli at Epic Reads.
Questions for Discussion:
- Describe what you hear.
- What do you notice first?
- When you hear any voices, can you understand what is being sung or said?
- Does it sound like an interview or a conversation?
- Do you know the song, or do you recognize any instruments?
- What other details can you hear?
- How do the lyrics of the story relate to Simon’s story?
Book Cover and Summary: Follett
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Playlist: Epic Reads