Condense the book into 500 words.
Choose a scene from the book and develop it into a comic strip.
Interview a member of your family about their past.
Make your own family tree, trying to go as far back as possible.
Write a family member's biography.
Give all your classmates nicknames that relates to a personal trait. Use that nickname for the rest of the day.
Divide into the generations represented in the book; Ruth's grandparent's generation, Ruth's parent's generation, Ruth's generation and James' generation. In your groups develop a scene that depicts how they lived life in America.
Write a short story examining how Talina Wind escaped from the Nazis.
Write a food menu for Ruth and the children that is both cheap and healthy.
Develop the book into a board game.
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