Barbara Stuber

Resources & Extras

Girl in Reverse

High res downloads: Author photo | book cover

Teacher resources
Core Curriculum State Standards Aligned Discussion and Writing Prompt Guide: Word doc download (created by Deb Gonzales)

Simon and Schuster Girl in Reverse Curriculum Guide

Novel Art Tour
Discover the artwork from Girl in Reverse: pdf download
Watch the video and book trailer

 

Somewhere BetweenMovie: Somewhere Between
I highly recommend the excellent documentary Somewhere Between which brings into current day the experience of young women adopted from China and now living in the United States. The Resources on the website are also excellent.

From Somewherebetweenmovie.com:
“This film follows the lives of four teenaged girls adopted from China and now living in the United States. In profiling Chinese adoptees in contemporary America, Linda Goldstein Knowlton has created a deeply moving documentary illustrating that even the most specific of experiences can be universally relatable.”

“It’s not just that the participants turn out to be poised, articulate and candid. Their position between cultures — some of them are the only Chinese person in the cities they live in — has made them more than usually thoughtful and self-aware. … You’d have to be a stone not to be moved.”
– Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Nelson-atkins.org

Brain Pickings: Brainpickings.org

Crossing the Tracks

High res downloads: book cover

General Discussion Questions
For all ages
View the questions | Download the pdf

Teen Discussion Questions
View the questions | download the pdf

Crossword Puzzle
A unique catalyst for discussion
Download the crossword pdf and the puzzle answers.

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