Rose Under Fire, 2013

Rose Under Fire 2A plucky female protagonist, an experienced pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary during WW II, makes a bad flight decision and ends up being grounded by the Luftwaffe and sent to the notorious concentration camp, Ravensbrueck, where she befriends a damaged group of young women amid unrelenting Nazi horrors.  Grippingly written by  American writer, Elizabeth Wein, herself an aviator, this novel is a testament to the perseverance, ingenuity, and courage of the many camp survivors.


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I am passionate about teaching reading and writing to a diverse audience from those experiencing challenges in reading and writing to those who seek deep enrichment in literature and its connections to the world in which it was written and to the present day. I also present workshops on assessment for learning, differentiated instruction, literature circles, disciplinary literacy, and inquiry.
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