This nonfiction activity includes an interview article from the ALAN Review with award winning author Paul Volponi, writer of "Black and White" and ten reading comprehension questions. An informational article that discusses Volponi's writing process, inspiration, current works, and his personal life. Volponi shares real life experiences that influenced his most notable novel, "Black and White". This activity allows students to work with a nonfiction article either individually, with a partner, or in a small group. A great activity to complete while reading "Black and White".