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Children’s books list

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Here is a list of suggested readings. This list is not yet complete. It will grow over the next few weeks as I add more titles. Please feel free to add titles in the comments. Click on the titles to read more about the book on Amazon Japan, and click on the author’s name to read more on Wikipedia.

  1. A Little Princess (Puffin Classics) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. The Secret Garden 100th Anniversary by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. Five Children and It (Puffin Classics) by E. Nesbit
  4. Phoenix and the Carpet (Wordsworth Children’s Classics) by E. Nesbit
  5. The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Classics) by Kenneth Grahame
  6. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll
  7. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glassby Lewis Caroll
  8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  9. Treasure Island (Puffin Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson
  10. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  11. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
  12. Elidor (Collins Modern Classics) by Alan Garner
  13. The Weirdstone of Brisingamen: A Tale of Alderley by Alan Garner
  14. The Princess and the Goblin (Puffin Classics) by George MacDonald
  15. Phantastes by George MacDonald
  16. Gulliver’s Travels by  Jonathan Swift
  17. Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
  18. Around the World in Eighty Days (Puffin Classics) by Jules Verne
  19. The War of the Worlds (Penguin Classics) by H.G. Wells
  20. The Invisible Man (Signet Classics) by H.G. Wells
  21. The Jungle Books (Penguin Classics) by Rudyard Kipling
  22. Plain Tales from the Hills (Penguin Classics) by Rudyard Kipling
  23. King Solomon’s Mines (Penguin Classics) by Rider Haggard
  24. She (Oxford World’s Classics) by Rider Haggard
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Interactive Writing session #6: May 29th, 2009

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  1. Look at the MLA Guidebook on how to reference a book (page 1) and a movie (page 3).
  2. Go back to your blog entry where you wrote about a movie and a book
    1. Add a reference to the book and the movie USING THE MLA FORMAT (i.e. exactly the same as in the Guidebook).
    2. Print out your blog entry and show it to me.
  3. If you have not yet created your blog, create one and email me your blog address (URL): marc.sheffnerアットマークgmail.com. INCLUDE YOUR NAME in your email.
    1. You can create a blog at Goo, Livedoor, or Blogger
    2. Do not use ameba because Ameba does not allow comments in Roman alphabet.
  4. Write a 50-word summary of Diddakoi AND a 50-word response. If you did not finish in class, email it to me before next Thursday, June 4th: marc.sheffnerアットマークgmail.com. INCLUDE YOUR NAME in your email.
  5. Homework:
    1. Find a map of the UK and print it out or photocopy it.
    2. On the map mark the following:
      1. Where and when was Diddakoi author Rumer Godden born? Where and when did she die?
      2. The Downs
      3. Rye
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