Literature

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September-October

Omnivore’s Dilemma: Young Readers Edition
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn

    • How Corn Took Over America
    • The Farm
    • From Farm to Factory
    • The Grain Elevator
    • The Feedlot- Turning Corn into Meat
    • Processed Food
    • Fat From Corn
    • The Omnivore’s Dilemma
    • My Fast-Food Meal
      Part 2: The Industrial Organic Meal 
    • Big Organic
    • More Big Organic
      Part 3: The Local Sustainable Meal: Food From Grass
    • Polyface Farm
    • Grass
    • The Animals
    • The Slaughterhouse
    • The Market
    • My Grass-Fed Meal
      Part 4: The Do-It-Yourself Meal: Hunted, Gathered, and Gardened Food-
    • The Forest
    • Eating Animals

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November-December

Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 

  • Stave One: Marley’s Ghost
  • Stave Two: The First of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Three: The Second of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Four: The Last of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Five: The End of It

 

 

 

 

 


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January

The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis 

  • Chapter 1:  And You Wonder Why We Get Called the Weird Watsons
  • Chapter 2: Give My Regards to Clark, Poindexter
  • Chapter 3: The World’s Greatest Dinosaur War Ever
  • Chapter 4: Froze-Up Southern Folks
  • Chapter 5: Nazi Parachutes Attack America
  • Chapter 6: Swedish Cremes and Welfare Cheese
  • Chapter 7: Every Chihuahua in America 
  • Chapter 8: The Ultra-Glide!
  • Chapter 9: The Watson’s Go to Birmingham- 1963
  • Chapter 10: Tangled Up in God’s Beard
  • Chapter 11: Babo Brazil Meets the Shiek
  • Chapter 12: That Dog Won’t Hunt No More
  • Chapter 13: I Meet Winnie’s Evil Twin Brother, the Wool Pooh
  • Chapter 14: Every Bird and Bug in Birmingham Stops and Wonders
  • Chapter 15: The World-Famous Watson Pet Hospital

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February -March

A Different Mirror for Young People: A History of Multicultural America

  • Intro: My story Our Story
  • Chapter 1: Why a Different Mirror?
  • Chapter 2: Removing the “Savages”
  • Chapter 3: The Hidden Origins of Slavery
  • Chapter 4: The Road to Reservation
  • Chapter 5: Life in Slavery
  • Chapter 6: The Flight from Ireland
  • Chapter 7: The War Against Mexico
  • Chapter 8: From China to Gold Mountain
  • Chapter 9: Dealing with the Indians
  • Chapter 10: The Japanese and “Money Trees”
  • Chapter 11: Jews are Pushed from Russia
  • Chapter 12: Up from Mexico
  • Chapter 13: Blacks Arrive in North Cities
  • Chapter 14: World War 2 and America’s Ethnic Problem
  • Chapter 15: Calls For Change
  • Chapter 16: New Wave of Newcomers
  • Chapter 17: We Will All Be Minorities

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe- C.S. Lewis

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April

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World Without Fish– Mark Kurlansky

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May-June

Introduction:
Chapter One:
Chapter Two:
Chapter Three:
Chapter Four:
Chapter Five:
Chapter Six:
Chapter Seven:
Chapter Eight:
Chapter Nine:
Chapter Ten:
Chapter Eleven: