Links to information related to current Common Reading
The inclusion of these links is not in any way an endorsement of these websites. The intention is to provide information from different points of view on a variety of subjects related to the Common Reading.
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Information about the book and author:
Information about Reyna Grande and her other works: http://www.reynagrande.com/biography/
Lesson Plans for Grande’s Book; site includes 142 potential Citizenship Test Questions: http://www.latinostories.com/Latino_Novels/Across_a_Hundred_Mountains.htm
Other related links (may be updated throughout the semester):
Dreams Delayed project and videos: http://dreamsdelayed.org/
Janet Jarman’s “Crossings: Dream of the Rich North” 16-year photo project following one extended family: http://www.poyi.org/62/wua/jarman_01.php
Article from the Community College Times “A Call to Support Undocumented Workers”: http://www.communitycollegetimes.com/Pages/Campus-Issues/A-call-to-support-undocumented-immigrant-students.aspx
NPR site, “Day of the Dead Decoded”: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/01/163549325/day-of-the-dead-decoded-a-joyful-celebration-of-life-and-food
Smithsonian Latino Center: http://latino.si.edu/