This Novel Units teacher's guide is designed to accompany the sold-separately novel Hope was Here. Including a number of teacher's helps, exercises, discussion questions, assessment tools, graphic organizers, writing and art ideas, critical thinking challenges, extension activities, glossary and more, this book is a convenient guide to facilitating discussion. Background information includes a summary, information about the author, and ideas for initiating activity; the discussion questions follow the chapters in the book. Page numbers are included, which reference the edition quoted in the front cover. [G.T. Putnam hardcover copyright 2000]. Paperback, Grades 7-8.