Welcome to Enemy Pie
Welcome to the official Enemy Pie website! This site is loaded with resources and information for teachers, parents, and students. Please have a look around, and don’t hesitate to contact me with your suggestions, ideas, student artwork, anecdotes… anything. This is a work in progress and I’d love your input. Thank you to all the people who have put together the great lesson plans and activities you’ll find on these pages. Thank you as well to those of you that are using these resources to share the message of this book. It’s an honor to share the same values of peace, hope, and possibility.
Great news! We’ve updated our list of Enemy Pie lesson plans with new ideas for incorporating this story into your classroom writing, friendship studies, and art. Click on the “resources for teachers” tab above to check out the list. And if you have any lesson plans of your own to share, please let me know!
Latest News and Announcements
It's been over 10 years since the release of Enemy Pie, and the exciting news continues to roll in. The award winning story has been translated into many languages, was featured on Reading Rainbow on PBS, and is now in its 16th printing. For the latest news, as well as archived stories, interviews and press releases, click here.
Enemy Pie Lesson Plans
Lots of resources to choose from, including anti-bullying lesson plans, writing activities, and even Derek's own Enemy Pie Experiment!
Derek Munson brings incredible enthusiasm and fun to his workshops and presentations. His teaching philosophy is simple: First, cultivate an environment where inspiration is irresistible. And second, provide a solid framework for putting that inspiration on display. Just like a Chia Pet.
To find out more about his presentations for students K-8, click here!