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Sky Carver in the Classroom

Sky Carver cover art by Trina Schart Hyman

. . . the underlying themes in Sky Carver are endless and important, especially for teenagers . . . This recommendation was written by Sue Martin, a reading teacher for K through 8 students in Piermont, New Hampshire. I would like to state up front that I am not usually a person who recommends slowing the pace of a story so that it can be studied, but I have to admit I was drawn to the possibilities of reading this book with students and devoting a lot of time to debate and collecting ideas. There are two reasons for this. Firstly, the underlying themes in Sky Carver are endless and important, especially for teenagers. It would be a shame to squander the opportunity to point out the economics behind the society, the identity crisis facing the main character, the strength of friendship in any form, the ingenuity we have inherent in us, Read More […]