Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame

Read Across America discussion questions and resources

A thread on the inspiration behind STRONG AS FIRE, FIERCE AS FLAME

A thread with images of pankhawallas – people who operated handheld fans and large curtain fans by pulling on ropes so colonizers in India/South Asia wouldn’t feel too hot.

A TikTok with the pankhawalla images

A thread about memsahibs and their journals.

A thread about the Rani of Jhansi