Contact the Author
Students can find Rick Bragg on the internet and send him email. One can even find him on Facebook. Write what you would say to Rick Bragg if you were to send him email.
Write a Letter to Charles Bragg
Write a letter to Charles Bragg telling him how the reader feels about the way he handled himself and the damage he did to his family.
Haiti and its Troublesome History
Research Haiti through the times that are discussed in the book. Then research what has happened since the tragedy of the 2010 earthquake. Has the earthquake changed any of the hostile ways in the country?
Be a Journalist
Report on some event taking place in the reader's town or school. Write is as Rick states a journalist learns how to write using the when, where, why, who and how.
The Most Memorable Passage
This section contains 642 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)