Is it possible to create a true utopian society? Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver explores the dangers of sacrificing joy in order to eliminate the evil. When the main character, Jonas, receives the memories, good...
Thanhha Lai’s Inside Out & Back Again is the story of a young Vietnamese refugee girl, Ha, and her family’s escape from Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam War. While this novel is fictional, its...
60 years after the publication of Lord of the Flies students are still fascinated with William Golding's story of survival. These lesson plan ideas will help teachers engage students on a daily basis.
The issues featured in Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak can be viewed as controversial for classroom subject. However, this is an important piece of literature that realistically portrays some common issues...
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida is a must-see attraction for HP fans, as well as those discovering J.K. Rowling's magical world for the first time.