NPR podcast: Tough Love: Kwame Alexander Remembers Tupac.
Wall Collage Ideas
- Find images that represent how you see any of the characters: Josh, JB, their parents, or, yes, even Sweet Tea.
- Make a word mosaic that incorporates what you think--or how you feel--about the novel. Click here for Image Chef.
- Write a question to ask Kwame Alexander on Twitter.
- Write a one or two sentence review to share with Kwame Alexander on Twitter.
- What sneakers do you think Josh should be wearing on the cover?
- Do you have a favorite passage, page, or poem from the novel? Write them down so we can make copies.
- What do you think is going to happen next? Write it out in a few sentences.
- Draw a picture representing any element, character, or scene from the novel.
- Find images of basketball players, teams, or plays mentioned in the novel.
- Find one of the life lessons in the book--put it in your own words OR write a new life lesson.