EXPLORE: 7th grade title - The Birchbark House

Learn about the author, the book, and historical background here. Resources for readers, teachers, and students.

The Book

The Birchbark House

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The Author

Louise Erdrich

A brief Big Read biography of Erdrich's life and work presented by the National Endowment for the Arts.

An Interview with Louise Erdrich

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Other Works By Louise Erdrich

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Resources for Teachers

Model Teaching Unit

Text-based inquiry unit, grades 5-8 for Louise Erdrich's The Birchbark House.