Nancy Farmer
A Girl Named Disaster , The Sea of Trolls , and other books

Making Personal and Cultural Connections Using A Girl Named Disaster , book by Nancy Farmer
Reading skills and cross-curricular connections: these standards-based lessons address multiple intelligences and are designed for grades 6-8. Follow the links for supporting handouts.

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Summary and 8 discussion questions.

The House of the Scorpion
This reading group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities.

The House of the Scorpion Digital Booktalk
This short video (1:17) could serve as a prereading activity.

This reader's theater script for 6 voices is based on Farmer's The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm .

The Sea of Trolls
Summary, pre-reading questions, discussion topics, and ideas for post-reading activities.