These websites are about the book “Loser” and author Jerry Spinelli. Go to his official website to learn more about him. There are also worksheets, games, quizzes, discussion questions, and lesson plans for the book. Includes links to eThemes resources on Jerry Spinelli, the literature theme of bullying and the Mark Twain literature awards for 2004-2005, for which this book was a nominee.
This lesson plan directs students to examine the point of view of the narrative voice in "Loser and understand how it affects how the reader interprets the plot and characters. Note: This site contains advertising.
These sites are about bullies and includes tips on how to deal with them. There are lists of recommended children's books that have a bullying theme, a printable pledge against bullying, and an animated movie. Includes eThemes Resources on several books with this theme.
Here is information about the Mark Twain Award nominees for 2004-2005. Includes author biographies, book reviews, lesson plans, activities, and book excerpts. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on Peg Kehret.
Learn about the author Jerry Spinelli and the books he has written. Includes his biography, interview transcripts, games, and activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on his books "Crash", "Fourth Grade Rats", "Loser", "Maniac Magee", and "Stargirl".