Thursday, December 20, 2018

Book Explosion: Disney

  • Program Goals
    • Meet the needs of kids transitioning out of Rock 'n' Read
    • Encourage both voracious and struggling readers
    • Attendance: 5 (grades 5 and up)
Theme: Disney

Projects:
  • Treasure boxes
  • Buttons
Read the book, compare to the movie!
  • Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
  • Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson (Metaphrog, various versions)
  • Frog Princess by E. D. Baker
  • Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  • Pocahontas by Joseph Bruchac
  • Tarzan of the apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs (unabridged)
  • Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (unabridged; abridged)
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (unabridged; graphic)
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo (unabridged; abridged; graphic)
  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  • Jungle book by Rudyard Kipling
  • Complete tales of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
  • Bambi by Felix Salten
  • Hundred and one dalmatians by Dodie Smith
  • Rescuers by Margery Sharp
  • Treasure island by Robert Stevenson
  • Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus
  • Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
  • Sword in the stone by T. H. White
Fairy Tales and Mythology
  • Green Fairy Book; Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  • Outlaw: the legend of Robin Hood by Tony Lee
  • Tales from the Arabian nights by Donna Jo Napoli
  • Fairy tale comics by various
  • Land of stories: Treasury of classic fairy tales
  • Singing bones by Shaun Tan
Disney Tie-Ins
  • Twisted tales by Liz Braswell (series)
  • Various by Rudnick
  • Never girls by Kiki Thorpe
  • Various by Serena Valentino
  • Kingdom Keepers: Disney after dark by Ridley Pearson
  • Lost in a book by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Isle of the lost by De la cruz
  • Various art books
More Fairy Tales, Fractured and Retold
  • Beanstalker and other hilarious scarytales by Kiersten White
  • Wild swans and Thumbelina by Xanthe Gresham
  • Sleeping beauty's daughters by Diane Zahler
  • Into the wild by Sarah Beth Durst
  • Where the mountain meets the moon by Grace Lin
  • Princess of the midnight ball by Jessica Day George (Young Adult)
  • Rose and the dagger by Renee Ahdieh (Young Adult)
  • Of giants and ice by Shelby Bach
  • Fairy's return and other princess tales by Gail Carson Levine
  • Toads and diamonds by Heather Tomlinson
  • Once upon a toad by Heather Vogel Frederick
  • Extra-ordinary princess by Carolyn Ebbitt
  • Question of magic by E. D. Baker
  • Tale dark and grimm by Adam Gidwitz
  • Castle behind thorns by Merrie Haskell
  • Girl in the tower by Lisa Schroeder
  • Rat prince by Bridget Hodder
  • Brave red, smart frog by Emily Jenkins
  • Flunked by Jen Calonita
  • Misfits by Jen Calonita
  • You Choose Hansel and Gretel
  • You Choose Rumpelstiltskin
  • Grump by Liesl Shurtliff
  • Fairest of them all by Littman
  • Frogged by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Red by Liesl Shurtliff
  • Princess Sonora by Gail Carson Levine
  • Wide-awake princess by E. D. Baker
  • Adventurer's guide to successful escapes by Wade Albert White
  • Snow and Rose by Emily Winfield Martin
  • Hero's guide to saving your kingdom by Christopher Healy
  • Ravenous by MarcyKate Connolly
  • School for good and evil by Soman Chainani
Biographies and Real Princesses
  • Rejected princesses by Porvath
  • Thinking Girls' Treasury of real princesses and dastardly dames
Evaluation
  • 12-20-18
    • Attendance: 7
    • Notes: Kids enjoyed the crafts and we checked out books. I enjoyed telling them the true stories and had a rapt audience (ok, it was one middle schooler and my teen aides) for telling fairy tales, which I enjoy. I fed them candy.

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