Search Resources

Resources
Resources Search Icon

Poem with One Fact

Donald Hall's "Poem with One Fact" begins with the striking line, "At pet stores in Detroit, you can buy/ frozen rats/for seventy-five cents apiece, to feed/ your pet boa constrictor." From this…

View Resource

Resources
Resources Search Icon

Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was born on a South Carolina farm in 1875.  The child of former slaves, she went on to become…

View Resource

Resources
Resources Search Icon

Needle Biopsy

John Updike was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1932. He is the author of 22 novels (including the famous Rabbit series), fifteen books of short fiction, seven collections of poetry, and five children's…

View Resource

Resources
Resources Search Icon

Learning to Love America

Born in Malacca, Malaysia in 1944, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim was raised by her Chinese father and emigrated to the U.S. as a young woman. The author of several books of poetry, short…

View Resource