"Discover creative strategies for bringing novels to life for middle and high school students with this workshop, featuring the words and works of 10 novelists, including Charles Dickens, Mary Shelley, J. K. Rowling, and Toni Morrison. Within the framework of real classroom practice, the workshop offers interviews with contemporary authors, literary critics, teachers, and students, as well as film clips from adaptations of the novels featured. In Search of the Novel poses basic questions that can help you examine the genre from multiple perspectives and bring it to life for your students."In Search of the Novel is a free professional development resource for middle and high school teachers from Annenberg Media. In addition to 8 workshops on topics such as "Who owns the novel?" and "What's In it For Me?" - there is an email discussion forum to participate in.