of the Brave
a thing made only for people, a scrap to hold onto in darkness and
is a refugee.
might be in your ESL class, learning English with you.
maybe you haven't.
Home of the Brave is a one-of-a-kind, poetic narrative, written in the first person by Kek through metaphors and similes that paint pictures when he has no words. His story will encourage you to reach out to those who are different, to learn about the problems in Africa, and to find a place in your heart for the Keks around you.
Award-winning Literature about Leaving Home
Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton
of the Brave
Cows for America included in the Kids Wings
Tempests and Teamwork Collection
of literature guides for award-winning novels and intermediate-level
picture books. Included are 29 titles
with over 700 pages of activities, nine
"Jeopardy-type" games, Karoke-type songs, and professionally
recorded songs! You can purchase a literature guide individually for
around $19.95, but if you order Tempests
and Teamwork, you can get 29 literature guides for only $25, or
less than $1 each! This is one of the greatest bargains in the USA,
as long as quantities last!
Award-Winning Literature About Challenges That Kids Face
of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis (Poverty, homelessness)
A 33-page unit, perfect for lesson planning and handouts for projection on your SmartBoard for Home of the Brave is now available!
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