Joan Bauer
Lesson plans for Hope was Here, more

|Biography and Background| |Backwater| |Close to Famous| |Hope was Here| |Rules of the Road|

Biography and Background

Joan Bauer
The author's official Web site.

Backwater

Backwater
Summary, booktalk, and 15 discussion questions.

Close to Famous

Close to Famous
Discussion questions and a recipe for Foster's Vanilla Cupcakes. This 2-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.

Hope was Here

Hope was Here
Extensive support for the novel, with strong emphasis on before, during, and after reading questions.

Hope was Here
Summary and 10 discussion questions.

Hope was Here
Summary, prereading, and post-reading activities.

Hope was Here
Summary, related movies/TV/music or audio, links to sites with background information, related titles, and teaching ideas.

Rules of the Road

Rules of the Road
Extensive support for the novel, including assignments and assessments.