last revised October 22, 2014


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In preparation for our transition to our new redesigned website, we will be revising all existing Google Lit Trips over the next several weeks to reflect changes in our media storage location. We will be posting those revisions here on the old site as they are completed. Previous versions will cease to work properly when the new site is published.

The following titles have been updated accordingly and are available today.

  1. 10.22.14: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

  2. 10.21.14: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

  3. 10.11.14: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

  4. 9.23.14: Flotsam by David Wiesner

  5. 9.22.14: Sam Patch Daredevil  Jumper by Julie Cummins

  6. 9.20.14: Going Home by Margaret Wild

  7. 9.20.14: A Walk in London by Salvatore Rubbino

  8. 9.18.14: A Family Apart by Joan Lowery Nixon
    9.18.14: Abuela by Arthur Dorros

  9. 9.18.14: Big Anthony: His Story by Tomie DePaola

  10. 9.15.14: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

  11. 9.15.14: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

  12. 9.7.14: By the Great Hornspoon by Sid Fleishman

New Category: Our Own Stories...

The F1 2013 Race! (Student Created)

West Coast Adventure (Student Created)

A Life Changing Experience (Student Created)

What Else is New in Google Lit Trips...

Now Available online version of Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

Updated! New online version of Amy’s Travels by Kathryn Starke now available.

Updated! New online version of Marching for Freedom by Elizabeth Partridge now available.

Updated! Complete refresh for The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

New! online version for Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston now available

New! New online version for Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl now available

Updated! Complete refresh for The Brothers’ War: Civil War Voices in Verse by Patrick J. Lewis

January 30, 2014

Updated! Complete refresh for Pedro’s Journey, by Pam Conrad.

Updated! Complete refresh for Are We There Yet by Alison Lester.

January 29, 2014

Updated! Complete refresh for Hana’s Suitcase, by Karen Levine.

January 29, 2014

Updated! Revised step-guide “GLT Getting Started v4.”  This step-guide is designed to help those new to the Google Lit Trips resources learn the basics of downloading and navigating through a Google Lit Trip. This and other Step-Guides are available on the Conference Handouts page


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