Everything you need to understand or teach High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver.
High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver is a collection of twenty-five of the author's essays. The subjects contained in her anthology range from the tough times she experienced as an egghead in high school in her small town in Kentucky to her work as a successful writer. One common thread that touches the diverse subjects that she addresses in this collection is her passion—her passion for literature, societal issues, her family, community, animal and plant conservation and of the care and welfare of her daughter, Camille.
Kingsolver's success can be directly tied to her limitless curiosity. An observant librarian at her high school sensed that Kingsolver had great potential. The teacher recruited her to help organize the school's library, which led to Kingsolver's introduction to the vast world of literature. She read every book she could get hold of—even works of fiction that...
High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never Lesson Plans contain 116 pages of teaching material, including: