by Augusta Scattergood
Changes and difficult choices abound in this incisive portrait of a girl trying to make sense of the tumultuous era of the Civil Rights Movement.
Becoming Naomi León
by Pam Muñoz Ryan
This award-winning novel provides an opportunity to teach how a character changes and grows as she learns lessons about life and herself.
Additional Discussion Guides
Dr. Seuss Extension Activities
by Dr. Seuss
The rhyming words in Dr. Seuss stories make them perfect for activities that build sight vocabulary.
Additional Book-Based Lesson Plans
Women Who Changed History
Explore the lives of women who have shaped our world, like Amelia Earheart and Rosa Parks.
Use this workshop, led by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, to help young writers bring historical figures to life.
Give your students an inspiring, enriching, and fun reading experience by using audiovisual adaptations of picture books in your classroom. These unique videos motivate beginning, struggling, reluctant, and limited English language proficient readers to want to read.
I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
by Linda Arms White
The true story of a woman who believed she could do anything, and proved it. She built a business, raised a family in the Wild West, fought for the vote and became the first U.S. woman to hold office.