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Young Adult Lit WebQuests

Book/Author WebQuest

Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes

Go to the hyperlinked sites.  Read the article or early part of the story and then be prepared to answer questions.


1)      The home site for the author and the book.  Reviews of the Bronx Masquerade can be found here.


2)      A monthly online poetry journal of student writing. 


3)      A brief introduction to the Harlem Renaissance as well as information about its key authors can be found here.


4)      A high school slam poetry website complete with examples of student poetry.


5)      An article on slam poetry in the Bronx.


6)      Information on Langston Hughes, the Harlem Renaissance author who inspired the first student to share his poetry in Bronx Masquerade.


7)      Information and statistics on teenage pregnancy, an issue more than one character explores in Bronx Masquerade.


8)      Information on teenage dating violence, and issue which one character in Bronx

      Masquerade is dealing with.    


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