Complete all homework

  • Sign and turn in all homework checkoff sheets – this will include reading one book from each of the seven continents.
  • Complete three presentations per semester, six total.

AND read two (Middle School) or four (High School) books from the following list:

General level books:

Any continent book you didn’t read for our class book discussion

The Three Princes of Serendip by Rodaan Al Galidi (Iraq)

Angel on the Square by Gloria Whalen (Russia)

The Impossible Journey by Gloria Whalen (Russia)

The Bamboo Sword by Marji Preus (Japan)

Death on the River of Doubt by Samantha Seiple (Brazil)

Once Upon an Eid by S.K.. Ali (Islam)

My Brigadista Year by Katherine Patterson (Cuba)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (China)

The Rent Collector (Young Reader’s Edition) by Camron Wright

Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark

All Thirteen (Thailand) by Christina Soontornvat

Dumpling Days (Taiwan) by Grace Lin

Morning in Wuhan (China) by Ying Chang Compestine

Heidi by Johanna Spyri (Switzerland)

Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang (China)

Advanced level books that contain more challenging content or higher level writing:

The Revolution is not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine

Longitude by Deva Sobel (Geography)

A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter (Arctic)

Desert Solitaire – essays by Edward Abbey (United States)

Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai (contains violence) (Syria)

Homes by Abu Bakr Al-Rabeeah (contains graphic violence) (Syria)

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis (Afghanistan)(descriptive Taliban life)

AND choose one of the following:

Watch two extra Geography Nows from each continent (MS only)

Watch two (MS) or all (HS) episodes of Human Planet – choose from episodes 1,3,4,5,6,7

Complete Draw the USA by Kristin Draeger

Complete Draw the World by Kristin Draeger

An approved cultural project to share with the class

Globetrotter Award Options

An awesome book for your globetrotting imagination!
A machete for your future globetrotting adventures
Bring your map with you!
A necklace of adventures!
Adorable tiny 4″ globe!