Study Guides

Click here for the Educator Guide for American Wings: Chicago’s Pioneering Black Aviators and the Race for Equality in the Sky, written by Erika Long and published by Penguin Teen.

Click here for the Book Club Guide for Stateless, published by Little Brown.


These thoughtful study guides are written by Rachael Walker and published by Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers:

Click here for the Study Guide for The Pearl Thief.

Click here for the Study Guide for Black Dove, White Raven.


Bloomsbury has put together discussion notes and activities for The Enigma Game and The Pearl Thief:

Click here for the study guide for The Enigma Game.

Click here for the study guide for The Pearl Thief.

The Scottish Book Trust has created a Q&A video with me about White Eagles for use as a classroom or online teaching resource.

Click here for the White Eagles video.

Amanda Kordeliski, librarian at Irving Middle School in Norman, Oklahoma, was inspired by her reading of Rose Under Fire to put together an interesting study guide on American servicemen in Britain during World War II and the effect of the German “Vengeance Weapons” on civilian populations. Titled “Bombs and Bomber Boys,” it ties in with the Common Core and is available to download here.