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Publisher's official site, includes a link to Say's memorable Caldecott acceptance speech, a bibliography, and links to interviews.
Activities involving vocabulary, writing, and origami.
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.
Home of the Brave
An NPR interview with Allen Say.
Tea with Milk
Students explore similarities and differences between the United States and Japan. This lesson is part of a unit that includes Emma's Rug .
The Sign Painter
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes vocabulary, character maps, practice with adjectives, theme, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.