Great Stories Club

"Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides"

Book club resources:

"Empathy" Reading list (* denotes core text, which will be covered in the project orientation workshop):

  • Flight*, Sherman Alexie (Read ALA's statement about the use of "Flight" for this project.)
  • Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation*, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, John Jennings
  • All American Boys*, Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
  • Stuck in Neutral, Terry Trueman
  • March: Book Three, John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell

Timeline for NEH-funded grants:

  • Applications accepted online May 7—July 9, 2018
  • Grant notification: July 20, 2018
  • Programming Term: September 2018—August 2019
  • Workshop for grantees: September 6—7, 2018 in Chicago, IL

Essay on “Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides " written by Anna Mae Duane, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut

Sample discussion questions for series books written by Anna Mae Duane

Related reading list, prepared by national project advisor Ally Dowds

Supplemental activity ideas, prepared by Anna Mae Duane and Ally Dowds

Certificate of achievement (for GSC participants)

Certificate of appreciation (for GSC partners and supporters)

Promotional materials

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