Prepare a travel brochure using pictures found or drawn from Harlem to share with the class and encouraging people to visit there.
Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from the book. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.
Create a timeline including illustrations of the events from this story. Include a map showing the locations of where the story took place.
Read another historical fictional book that takes place in Harlem in this era. Write a comparison and contrast between the two of them.
Create three posters about the book using a variety of media (chalk, paint, markers, watercolors, etc..).
Write a Song
Write a song you think Essie or Birdie might have sung in this book and explain where and why she would have sung this song.
Write a poem you think...
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