Study World War II and the Manhattan Project through literature. The classroom lesson plans and post-reading activities in this educator's guide to The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages are aligned to Common Core State Standards for language arts. The novel—set in Los Alamos, New Mexico, during World War II—deals with multiple themes, such as self-discovery, abandonment, bullying, friendship, family, and death.
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