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A Resource Page for Teachers


Insignificant Events

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Cactus Awards

  • Library of Congress's 52 Great Reads List 2018
  • Youth One Book, One Denver 2018
  • Chicago Public Library “Best of the Best” 2017
  • Southwest Books of the Year “Best of the Best” 2017
  • The Children's Book Review Best Kids Books of 2017 for Tweens and Preteens
  • Booksource Top 40 Classroom Library Titles of 2017

Teaching Resources

Discussion Questions

Adventure Guide

Novel Study and Extension Activities

Vocabulary Study

Book Trivia

Educator's Guide: Includes Chapter-by -Chapter Summary and Discussion questions , Online Resources for Major Themes

Sample activities and discussion questions

Cactus Video Resources