“Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.”

– Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Homework Help

Read more about Kurt Vonnegut’s life to understand the man behind the writing.

Need a summary of Slaugherhouse-Five? Check out author John Green’s synopsis on Crash Course. (Part 1 and Part 2)

Aspiring Writers

Find guidance from Vonnegut on “How to Write with Style.”

Add your voice to Teen Ink, a magazine published entirely by teens.

Ready for a national contest? Try the Scholastic Art and Writing Award.

Can’t Get Enough Vonnegut?

See the world from Vonnegut’s point of view. Find inspiration in a Vonnegut quote or two.

Looking for another book? Check out more Vonnegut writing.

“Inside” look at Vonnegut’s life by Rodney Allen PhD.


For students interested their First Amendment rights as a student protestor from the National Coalition Against Censorship.

Reading list of frequently challenged books from the American Library Association.