A unique occupation like teaching requires unconventional preparation. The Relevant Reading Lists are a series of books that when read together convey a similar message imperative to teaching. The books listed are not included in typical teacher preparation programs. The Pragmatic TV Teacher feels they should be. Reading these will make you a better educator.
When leading by example isn't enough, educators need to have relevant resources to consult when young adults need direction. The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, Never Eat Alone, and So Good They Can't Ignore You are three books that will give you pragmatic advice to share with your students.