[DWJ] Open to suggestions

Allison Marles apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Dec 7 16:33:02 EST 2005

I really like The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg.
Tuesday by David Weisner is also amazing.  Both of these are picture books.

As for a DWJ, I had The Ogre Downstairs read to me by my older sister
at about 7 and I loved it.  I also remember loving The Egypt Game by
Zilpha Keatley Snyder.  But maybe I was a bit older for that one.


On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 08:47:52AM -0700, Robyn Starkey wrote:
> Hi All
> I'm teaching literature for young children again in winter semester, and 
> I thought I would call for book nominations again. Two specific 
> questions: which dwj should I do (bearing in mind the focus is readers 8 
> and under); and have you read any new books for this age group (picture 
> books or chapter books) that you thought were fabulous? I'm going to do 
> heaps of fairy tales because that's what my 5 year old is obsessed with 
> at the moment, and yes I am going to do Charlie and the Chocolate 
> Factory as my book plus film option.
> Robyn
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