“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 in their First Amendment rights and speaking up for those rights, go to National Coalition Against Censorship.

Check out this reading list of frequently challenged books from the American Library Association.