Inspired by Studs Terkel’s classic works of oral history, writer and filmmaker Cary Mc Clelland spent several years interviewing people at the epicenter of the recent change, from venture capitalists and coders to politicians and protesters, from native sons and daughters to the city’s newest arrivals.
The crisp and vivid stories of masterfully weaves together a candid conversation across a divided community to create a dynamic portrait of a beloved city—and a cautionary tale for the entire country.
Fourteen-year-old Orvil has come to perform traditional dance for the very first time.
Together, this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American—grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism.
Curated by Lucy Calkins and TCRWP colleagues along with a team of literacy leaders and children’s literature experts, these libraries contain 400–700 leveled books at each grade level—all organized into collections and shelves based on level, genre, topic, and available in versions for students reading both at and below benchmark.
As the TCRWP team worked to develop these libraries, several key ideas guided the selection process: A Note About the Upper-Grade Libraries: Please know that the titles in the TCRWP Classroom Libraries were evaluated and recommended by educators and librarians from across the country and around the world, and reviewed and vetted by the country’s leading experts in children’s literacy and literature.
There is Jacquie Red Feather, newly sober and working to make it back to the family she left behind.
Dene Oxendene, who is pulling his life back together after his uncle’s death, has come to work at the powwow to honor his memory.
Hailed as an instant classic, There There is at once poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, utterly contemporary and always unforgettable.
This book is included in your Approaching Stanford package.