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Class #4, December 5 Lolly on historical fiction Christina’s booktalk Katherine Paterson presentation More historical fiction (Lolly and Christina) Break Laurie Halse Anderson presentation Christopher Paul Curtis presentation Book discussion (small group, large group) Preview of fantasy and Lois Lowry Historical fiction Gives the flavor of a historical setting — not a replacement for nonfiction Good history? Up to date? Anne Scott McLeod article Siobhán Parkinson article Awards • Scott O’Dell Award • Beacon of Freedom Award Series books Jackdaws Collection of objects from (or relating to) book Display with book and list of resources (web sites, etc.) Single student or group Present to class Christina’s booktalk The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to a Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson M. T. Anderson on Horn Book podcast Katherine Paterson presentation Kendra Davis Colleen Manning Logan Smalley More historical fiction Break Laurie Halse Anderson presentation Roanne Bosch Chris Buttimer Diana Lee Christopher Paul Curtis presentation Adrienne Kelly Wendy Soref Chris Wagner Book discussion Discuss both Fever, 1793 and The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 How might you use these? Literature circles, free reading, assigned to entire class… Which should come first, nonfiction or historical fiction? Next week: The Giver and How I Live Now (fantasy) Lois Lowry Lois Lowry online website www.loislowry.com blog loislowry.typepad.com/lowry_updates Horn Book podcast www.hbook.com/podcast Lois Lowry Books in several genres and for various ages • Anastasia Krupnik, Sam Krupnik, and Gooney Bird series • Number the Stars (hist. fiction) • The Giver and two companion books (fantasy) • A Summer to Die (realistic fiction) Many awards including • Newbery Medal (2) • Boston Globe–Horn Book Award (1 win, 1 honor)
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