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 Joy, Bink and Gollie: Two for One, The 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 appearances at the National Book Festival
Primary sources to use with The Tale of Despereaux
- Castle image set
- Church of St. Peter, deep dungeon
- Church of St. Peter, deep dungeon 
- Deep dungeon image 2
- Studying the Chiaroscuro
- Chiaroscuro prints
What literature would you like to see linked to Library of Congress primary sources? What books have you linked to Library primary sources?