Educators

Laugh with the Moon

Words Across the World – A resource page for educators in the Austin Independent School District.

Random House Educators Guide

Book Trailer—Check out my book trailer! It features pictures I took while visiting Malawi.

World Altering MedicineHere I share an interview with Dr. Kevin Bergman, who helped me understand the medical conditions faced by children in Malawi.

Galimoto–Kids in Malawi make toys from materials they find in the environment. Use this handout to inspire your students to make their own toys.

A Thousand Never Ever

A Thousand Never Evers Interactive Reader GuideThis teacher guide includes factual and critical thinking questions for each chapter. It also features video I took in the Mississippi Delta. You and your students can accompany me through the house where Medgar Evers lived and tour an old Greyhound bus station where there were segregated waiting rooms. Click here to start!

Random House BookNotes—This short educator guide provides interdisciplinary activity ideas, thematic connections, and internet resources for studying the civil rights movement. Click here.

The Making of A Thousand Never EversHere you’ll find interviews with interesting people I talked to as I researched and wrote A Thousand Never Evers. If you click the book icon included with each interview, you can see how I transformed the information I discovered in each interview into my work of fiction.

Classroom Discussion—I’ve written some articles that could make for great classroom discussion among students reading A Thousand Never Evers.

 

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