Watch the Movie
BLACK AND BLUE was developed into a TV film in 1999 starring Mary Stuart Masterson and Anthony LaPaglia. Obtain a DVD of the film and watch to compare and contrast it with the book.
BLACK AND BLUE Soundtrack
Research the music of the 1990s in America and create a CD to share with the class.
Dinner with Anna Quindlen
Imagine that you could have dinner with Anna Quindlen and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song about some aspect of the novel.
Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on the novel.
Anna Quindlen's Laptop
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Quindlen's laptop. What do you think it would say? What questions would you...
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