The Cycle Being Broken

Did Stanley’s ancestors choose him to break the curse for his family or was it a conincidence? Watch this video to decide!

Friendship Knows No Color

How did the group of boys come together to help each other during difficult times? Skin color/ethnicity was mentioned in the novel, but when it came to digging holes, the boys were all the color of Texas dirt and sweat. How do our experiences with one another allow us to have more similarities than differences? Discuss with a peer.


Palindromes are words which are the same spelled forwards and backwards. Stanley Yelnats is a palindrome for example. CLICK HERE to discover more palindrome riddles!