SALEM in History
US I Book Club: "America Fact & Fiction"


Facilitators: Teachers from Salem,
Beverly, and Danvers High Schools and Middle Schools

Location:  will be forwarded to registered participants via email

Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Participants receive: $300 plus books

Participants must attend at least three sessions to receive the stipend.


October 24 :  The Fifth of March:  A Story of the Boston Massacre by Ann Rinaldi (1993)
Young Adult Fiction
Facilitator:  Rebecca Zimmerman       

November 13 (Monday):  Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis
(2000)Non-Fiction
Facilitator:  Elizabeth Beaulieu

December 12 (Tues.):  A Sudden Country by Karen Fisher (2006) - Fiction
Facilitator:  TBA 
Novel based on journal entries of Fisher’s ancestor, Emma Ruth Ross
Slavin, and her adventures along the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. Pen/Faulkner Finalist.

January 18 (Thurs.):  The Known World by Edward P. Jones (2004) – Fiction
Facilitator:  Joanne O'Keefe
Fictional depiction of blacks who owned other blacks in Virginia twenty years
before the Civil War. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

March 6 (Tues.):  Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and
J
ohn Wilkes Booth by James Cross Giblin (2005) – Young Adult Fiction
Facilitator:  Rebeca Zimmerman

April 12 (Thurs.):  Daughters of the Union:  Northern Women Fight the Civil War
by Nina Silber (2005) - Non-Fiction
Facilitator: Nancy Lincoln

 


INTERESTED?

Please contact Carney Maley by Friday, September 22 and provide her with
your preferred sessions, in rank order. Enrollment for each session is limited to
the first 8 people who express interest; others will be placed on a waitlist.