The Tawawa Resort
Visit the author's website at http://www.dolenperkinsvaldez.com/ to learn how the Tawawa Resort was created and to view drawings to see how the resort actually looked.
The relationship between slaves and masters
Visit the NPR website at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122767128 to listen to the author, Dolen Perkins-Valdez discuss the complicated relationships between slaves and their masters.
Do some research to learn more about how masters mutilated their slaves as punishment and how sometimes slaves themselves mutilated their own bodies for specific reasons. Share what you learn with the class.
Dolen Perkins-Valdez' Laptop
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Dolen Perkins-Valdez. What do you think it would say? What questions would you ask?
Dinner with the slave women
Imagine that you invited Lizzie, Mawu, Sweet and Reenie to your house and they have accepted...
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