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Great Stories Club

"Growing Up Brave on the Margins: Courage and Coming of Age"

Book Club Resources

"Growing Up Brave" reading list:

  • Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal, G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona
  • The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas
  • March: Book One, John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
  • Shadowshaper, Daniel José Older
  • X: A Novel, Ilyashah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon
  • The Sun is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon

Application guidelines will be posted in May 2019. Prior to that time, prospective applicants may wish to review the most recent set of guidelines for the Great Stories Club’s series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation to review eligibility, benefits to grantees, and programming requirements.

Timeline for 2019-2020 grants:

  • Applications accepted online May 6—July 15, 2019
  • Grant notification: August 9, 2019
  • Programming Term: October 2019—March 2020
  • Workshop for grantees: October 3—4, 2019 in Chicago, IL
  • Final report due: April 30, 2020

Essay on “Growing Up Brave " written by Susana M. Morris, Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology

Sample discussion questions for series books written by Susana M. Morris

Related reading list, prepared by national project advisor Anna Cvitkovic

Certificate of achievement (for GSC participants)

Certificate of appreciation (for GSC partners and supporters)

Promotional materials

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