Everything you need to understand or teach Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina.
The novel Storming Heaven tells four different narrators' perceptions of events surrounding life in the coal camps of West Virginia in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The novel begins as coal companies move into the region and culminates in the story of a real-life deadly battle between mineworkers and mine owners backed by government. It is a story rarely covered in history books.
The novel begins before the arrival of...
Storming Heaven: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 138 pages of teaching material, including: