Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel

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Jamie Ford’s historical novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, explores the relationship between a young Chinese American boy and a Japanese American girl set against the backdrop of Seattle during World War II. The teaching guide for this award winning novel provides rich discussion questions, historical background on the internment camps, writing prompts, a vocabulary list, and extension activities. Readers learn, along with Henry and Keiko that, “the hardest choices in life aren’t between what’s right and what’s wrong but between what’s right and what’s best.”  

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
14 days
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Discussion
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