Join Flora and Ulysses in this humorous, Newberry award-winning story about hope and promise. Introduce students to this story and encourage them to analyze the text by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons provided in this instructional guide for literature. This guide is filled with rigorous, cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to comprehend and analyze complex literature. This resource is packed with tools to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more. This is the perfect way to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature.