The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Grade 5 Mini Biography project
-What is an obituary? Read one
-instructions and sample bio (log in to your school account on Google and follow instructions)
Young Readers edition, adapted by Gregory Mone.
Official book trailer
Map of locations mentioned in The Boys in the Boat
Rowing, explained from The Boston Globe
Looking at the 1936 Olympics:
Fact page about the 1936 summer games: from Olympic.org
Opening ceremonies, archival footage from the U.S. Holocaust Museum
Jesse Owens, the most popular man at the 1936 Olympics. Biography of Owens
Q&A with Daniel James Brown
A photo gallery of the Husky Team, not included in the book.
Husky Rowing: a history, including audio history, videos, and timelines
From American Experience: timeline of events in the book; who were the Boys of '36?; learn about women's rowing at U Wash, spearheaded by George Pocock's sister, Lucy; and a lot more on the PBS site.
From WBUR Boston: Adapting the Boys in the Boat for young readers (text and audio)
Daniel James Brown presentation at Politics and Prose bookstore (video)