Visit the World Race website at http://matthewsnyder.theworldrace.org/?filename=how-to-sniff-glue to understand why young people in Africa sniff glue and the impact it has on their lives.
Hear the Author Read a Story
Visit the website http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91398323 to hear Uwem Akpan read the opening of the story, "Fattening for Gabon."
SAY YOU'RE ONE OF THEM Soundtrack
Research the music of the late-20th century in Africa and create a CD to share with the class.
Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on one of the stories in the book.
Dinner with Uwem Akpan
Imagine that you could have dinner with Uwem Akpan and some of the characters from his stories. Where would you have it? Whom would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
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