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ERIC Number: ED438560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
The Eight Best Novels for Middle-Grade Teachers.
Musthafa, Bachrudin
Intended to serve an instrumental purpose for middle-grade teachers, this paper presents brief annotations of eight novels of interest to middle grade students and more elaborate comments and teaching activities for two well-known novels. The eight novels are "How to Eat Fried Worms" (Thomas Rockwell); "Number the Stars" (Lois Lowry); "Cousins" (Virginia Hamilton); "Summer Witches" (Theresa Tomlinson); "The Ghost in the Monday Sun" (Sid Fleischman); "One-Eyed Cat" (Paula Fox); "The Missing May" (Cynthia Rylant); and "Maniac Magee" (Jerry Spinelli). The paper then presents detailed descriptions and teaching methods associated with the novels "Shabanu" (Suzanne Fisher Staples) and "Shiloh" (Phyllis Reynolds Naylor). (RS)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A