The world of fine children’s literature can be extended and enhanced through the use of select internet sites in these activities. They make possible the connecting of real people and real worlds with the world of literature. Selected for inclusion in this packet are the best of the best Newbery Award winners, those that have withstood the test of time and are still popular with young readers today. A brief description of each novel is given along with a web site and interactive activity.
Books include The Black Pearl, Bridge to Terabithia, Dear Mr. Henshaw, From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, The Giver, good masters Sweet Ladies, Holes, Island of the Blue Dolphins, Johnny Tremain, Maniac Magee, The midwife’s Apprentice, Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of NIMH, Number the Stars, One-Eyed Cat, Rabbit Hill, Rifles for Watie, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Sarah Plain and Tall, Shiloh, The Slave Dancer, Strawberry Girl, The Tale of Despereaux, The Twenty-One Balloons, The View From Saturday, Walk Two moons, The Whipping Boy, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, and A Wrinkle in Time.
The loose sheets are perfect for duplication and placing in notebooks.