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The Big Read: Time of the Butterflies

Guide to Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies provides historical context, author biography, questions, and a collection of resources for teachers, including a ten-day lesson schedule, project ideas, and essay topics. A radio show, accompanied by transcript, discusses the reality of this historical fiction, in particular the heroes who rose against Rafael Trujillo, the mid-twentieth-century dictator of the Dominican Republic.

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