November 24, 2017

Literature Links: Kicking It Off with Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo: National Book Festival Reflections

With summer reading programs getting into full swing, this seems the perfect time to kick off a new post category. Literature Links posts will provide primary sources and teaching strategies to help students better connect to and understand some great works of literature.

In a Teaching with Primary Sources blog post, Library of Congress 2013-14 Teacher in Residence, Rebecca Newland, shared sources and strategies to connect to a number of books by award-winning author Kate DiCamillo, including Great JoyBink and Gollie: Two for OneThe Magician’s Elephant, and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. 

Kate DiCamillo: Stories Connect Us Teaching with the Library of Congress blog January 14, 2014

Kate DiCamillo, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature 2012-2013

Kate DiCamillo appearances at the National Book Festival

Episode 16 of The Exquisite Corpse Adventure: “If I Only Had a Leg”: by Kate DiCamillo read | listen

Primary sources to use with The Tale of Despereaux

What literature would you like to see linked to Library of Congress primary sources? What books have you linked to Library primary sources?

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