Blue Balliett
Lesson plans for Chasing Vermeer and other books

|Biography and Background| |The Calder Game| |Chasing Vermeer| |The Wright 3|

Biography and Background

Blue Balliett
Author site, including author information, book information and excerpts, and games related to the books.

Interview with Blue Balliett
A series of 14 video clips dated May 2008.

Introducing the Novels of Blue Balliett
Prereading, discussion questions, and postreading project ideas for Chasing Vermeer, The Wright 3, and The Calder Game.

The Calder Game

The Calder Game
Video book talk, 1:31.

Chasing Vermeer

These lesson plans have moved to their own page.

The Wright 3

The Wright 3
Synopsis and activities: writing a booktalk, decoding and interpreting a quotation, and research. Includes printable handouts. Adobe Reader required; 11 pages.

The Wright 3
Summary and background information (and cool trivia).