Make the Grade

Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed in School

  • Interest Level: Grade 7 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

Every teacher, school, and class is unique, but there are certain things that successful students have in common no matter what. Make the Grade helps students everywhere stay on top of schoolwork by dissecting the school week as students actually experience it, and offering realistic solutions to common problems, from difficult teachers and over-booked schedules to boring homework and the endless variety of distractions. This book also includes sections on memory tricks, reading tips, note-taking, organization, and test preparation.

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Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Genre Young Adult
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Zest Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2019-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN049000, YAN054020, YAN029000
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Step-by-step instructions, and Table of contents


School Library Journal

“Struggling students who are determined to make improvements will also find the book helpful.”—School Library Journal


“Used as part of a study skills course, the book could reach a broad audience of students, many of whom could benefit from Martin’s suggestions.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“An earnest, comprehensive and ‘everything-you-need’ compendium.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Lesley Schwartz Martin

Lesley Schwartz Martin is a professional teen academic coach and tutor. She is the creator of a customized academic planner used in Bay Area schools, and is the coauthor of Where’s My Stuff: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide.