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Free Teaching Guides, Lesson Plans & Resources

Annie Ernaux

Annie Ernaux

The author of some twenty works of fiction and memoir, Annie Ernaux was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2022.

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Che Guevara Library

The Che Guevara Library

Seven Stories Press and The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies (CLACX) at Vanderbilt University have collaborated to create a bilingual curriculum guide for The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Che Guevara, a popular title taught in introductory and intermediate Spanish-language courses. The guide also features discussion questions for the other eight initial titles in the Che Guevara Library, the new book publishing project from Seven Stories Press to reintroduce the great essays, journals, and diaries of Che Guevara and other essential works from Latin America in both English and Spanish editions.  Read more about this collaboration and the teaching guide content.

Download the Che Guevara Library bilingual curriculum guide here >

Also available:

A Young People's History of the United States (updated and revised edition) Teaching Guide (PDF) >
La historia del pueblo de Estados Unidos para jóvenes (updated and revised Spanish languge edition) Teaching Guide (PDF) >

A Road Map to Howard Zinn's Writings Published by Seven Stories Press (PDF) >

A Different Mirror for Young People Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Breaking the Chains Teaching Guide (PDF) >

1493 for Young People: From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization Study Guide (PDF) >

Freedom Summer for Young People Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Eiffel's Tower for Young People Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Ink Knows No Borders Teaching Guide (PDF) >

The Media and Me Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Jane Jacobs Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Dancing with History discussion guide (PDF) >

Tell It True Reading Guide and Author Q&A (PDF) >

The Moon and the Mars Reading Guide and Author Q&A (PDF) >

The Gospel of Orla Reading Guide and Author Q&A (PDF) >

Martha and the Slave Catchers Teaching Guide (PDF) >

Trevor Lesson Plan [On the Subject of Bullying] (Issuu link) >

Meme Wars: A Student Guide (PDF) >

State of the Free Press | 2024 Teaching Guide (PDF) >

They Said No series

They Said No series

A historical fiction series for ages 12 and up featuring protestors, activists, poets, revolutionaries and other brave changemakers from around the world emphasizing the importance of standing up for what you know is right.

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Individual book resources:

• Mordechai Anielewicz: No to Despair
A searing portrait of the last days of the Warsaw ghetto uprising and its young leader, Mordechai Anielewicz.
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• Anna Politkovskaya: No to Fear
The deeply researched and partly imagined story of the fearless, internationally recognized journalist who was assassinated for believing that "words can save lives."
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