Author Study: Barbara Park
Learn about author Barbara Park and the books she has written. Includes biographies, interviews, and information about her popular Junie B. Jones series. Also included is a lesson plan for creating an author study. There are links to eThemes on “The Kid in the Red Jacket” by Barbara Park and author studies.
Barbara Park: Author Spotlight
Discover more about Barbara Park in the Author Spotlight. A listing of all of her work is given.
This site provides a study of Barbara Park and her books. Several websites about Barbara Park are included.
Books by Barbara Park
This link provides author information, lesson plans and teaching resources for Barbara Park.
An Interview with Barbara Park
Read an interview with the author and find out about her writing process. NOTE: The "Junie B. Jones" books link to reader reviews.
Junie B. Jones
Find out about Barbara Park's series "Junie B. Jones." Click on "About Barbara Park" to learn more about the author.
Talk it Up! Book Discussion Guide
Here is a discussion guide of Park's book "Mick Harte was Here." NOTE: The discussion questions include plot spoilers.
Who Wrote That?
Find out what led Barbara Park to become a children's literature author.
Galley Girl Catches Up With Barbara Park
Read an interview with the author about the book, Junie B. Note: There are links to external sites and this site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "The Kid in the Red Jacket" by Barbara Park
These sites provide suggested questions and activities for the book "The Kid in the Red Jacket." Also includes sites on the related themes of friendship and adjusting to a new community.
eThemes Resource: Author Studies
These websites are about a variety of authors. Learn about Mary Pope Osborne, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Barbara Park, R.L. Stine, and other famous authors. There is also an example of a student-created author study and a lesson plan for author studies. There are also many other author studies listed in the eTheme resources.