Pratchett

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Thu Nov 20 19:10:24 EST 2003


You're a "Folk of the Air" reader too? Can you tell me *why* it isn't better
than it is? I thought it was great when I first read it, but somehow...

Sallyo

----- Original Message -----
From: "deborah" <deborah at suberic.net>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 4:13 AM
Subject: Re: Pratchett


> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> |AND I have finally used a DWJ book as a school assignment.  Teleri chose
to
> |make a chart comparing the deities of Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian
> |mythology, and it was a perfect opportunity to introduce _Eight Days of
> |Luke_.  I really think DWJ books are good for children because they are
so
> |honest.  Right now we are discussing why David's family is so rotten to
> |him...very complex for a nine-year-old who has been raised in a loving
> |family.
>
> I would think home schooling would go back and forth between very
> frustrating and very fulfilling.  Frustrating when you really want to
> involve one book or another and you know it just isn't appropriate, and
> fulfilling when you get the chance to do it at last.
>
> good choice of book!  Does Teleri have any interesting theories?
>
> -deborah
> --
> Hither then, swiftly, for I'm cold, I'm cold.
> -- _The Folk of the Air_
>
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