Discussion Guide for the Novels of Maria Testa

Discussion Guide for the Novels of Maria Testa
Ask students to think about these discussion points before and while reading Becoming Joe DiMaggio, Almost Forever, or Something About America to engage them in each novel. Through these stories, Maria Testa examines the American dream, what it means to be an American, and the effects of war on families.

Grade Levels: 4 - 10

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Something About America
Maria Testa

Immigration in contemporary America is explored in a powerful lyric novel from award-winning poet Maria Testa.
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