The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Summary
Bill Bryson

Everything you need to understand or teach The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson.

  • The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more
Follow Us on Facebook

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Summary

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson traces Bryson's childhood in 1950s America. He relates an all-American experience in Des Moines, Iowa, full of family oddities, friendships, and his own rich imagination. The work intertwines the events, people, and inventions that transformed America during the decade, along with Bryson's own experiences and thoughts in fourteen themed chapters. Throughout, Bryson uses his alter ego, the Thunderbolt Kid, and...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Study Pack contains:

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: