Milo Imagines the World
Social Justice Activities:
Please review the entire Teacher's Guide. It is excellent.
Theme: What is the author trying to teach us about bias and stereotypes?
Author's craft: Analyze how the author uses dialogue, metaphors and description to give us clues about the challenges Milo is experiencing because his mother is in prison (sister distracted, bedtime story over the phone, living at his aunt's).
Story Elements: Sequencing, Setting
- Fiction, All Ages
- Perspectives: Child of parent who is incarcerated
- Author's stated heritage: Mexican heritage, raised in California
- Subject Integration: Art