Discussion Guides, Lesson Plans and other teaching resources for Padma Venkatraman’s first three novels are available (for free download) on this page.
Please visit the Teach THE BRIDGE HOME page for resources specific to that title.
A Time to Dance Resources:
Island’s End Resources:
Climbing the Stairs Resources:
Discussion Guide and Lesson Plan
Theater Adaptation of Climbing the Stairs
Wikispace with more lesson plans
Website with additional resources
SCASL YABA award book talk podcast
Spanish Trailer (La Escalera Prohibida)
Listen to an Excerpt
Listen to an excerpt from Climbing the Stairs in Spanish (La Escalera Prohibida)
Glossary of Indian terms