Please take advantage of the resources for teaching and engaging with the 2022-2023 Go Big Read selection, How the Word is Passed, provided below:

Author & Book Info

Book Discussion Toolkit

Go Big Read Marketing Toolkit

Reading Guide and Discussion Questions for How the Word is Passed (coming soon)

How the Word is Passed Themes

Go Big Read Teaching Support Micro-Courses

New York Times Book Review

NPR Interview

PBS Interview

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