Connections works in partnership with adult basic education and ESOL classes, refugee resettlement organizations, services for adults with developmental disabilities, and state and county prisons to bring the best of children’s, young adult, and adult literature to your classroom.
Over the course of a series, hosts can engage participants in book discussions of 1-4 selected texts. Texts are chosen from a cultivated book list that contains award winning and culturally diverse titles for all reading levels. In 2023, teachers reported the following benefits of the program to their students.
Let a New Hampshire Humanities-trained facilitator lead a book discussion that meets individual learning goals for your students or try leading your own book discussion with our book grant option!
ApplicationConnections Book List
Checklist for Application Process Guide for Teachers and Facilitators Flyer Template Evaluation Photo Release Consent to Publish Class List - Names for Certificates of CompletionMeet our facilitators
EvaluationGeneral Book Discussion and Facilitation StrategiesTell Me More PDFTeaching Resources & Lesson Plans
New Hampshire Humanities programs are made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this these programs do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or New Hampshire Humanities.