In a city ruled by silence, can one girl’s voice really make a difference? “Stolen Voices” by Ellen D. Davidson is a novel that helps young people see how one person can make a difference. If you like such novels as “The Giver” by Lois Lowry or “City of Ember” by Jeanne DuPrau, then “Stolen Voices” needs to be added to your repertoire. Amazon offers this novel in Kindle format as well as paperback. The highly motivating book is suitable for young readers in grades 4-6 and has much appeal especially in lieu of such films as Divergent and Hunger Games. Part One of this unit contains resources and activities for vocabulary development, several PowerPoints, tests with answer keys, internet opportunities and other vocabulary games. Part Two of this unit contains resources and activities centering on literary elements, meaningful writing activities & journal starters along with great discussion questions. Want a unique project? An exercise in creating masks is included.