Everything you need to understand or teach Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.
This fantasy novel is the story of Jacob, a moody teenager who discovers, over the course of a series of increasingly dangerous adventures, that his grandfather's stories of monsters and children with strange powers are actually true. As it flips back and forth between past and present, and as Jacob learns old truths about his grandfather and new truths about himself, the narrative pays thematic attention to the question of what constitutes individual identity, and also explores the differences between appearance and reality.
First person narrator Jacob Portman begins his story by describing his relationship with his grandfather - specifically, how Grandpa Portman (Abe) told exciting stories about his childhood that, as Jacob grew older, he became convinced were fairy tales. When his grandfather is savagely murdered, and when Jacob sees a strange and terrifying face watching him from the woods near where Abe's body is found, he...
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Lesson Plans contain 141 pages of teaching material, including: