ERIC Number: EJ556678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Becoming and Being: "The Velveteen Rabbit."
Jordan, Anne Devereaux
Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adults, v6 n5 p33-42 May-Jun 1997
Defends "Velveteen Rabbit," a beloved classic, on its 75th anniversary. Finds that the story of a toy which becomes real has stood the test of time, even though critics call it overly sentimental. States that it deals with a universal theme and prepares its young readers for life's vicissitudes. Lists the book's classic elements. Gives questions for student response. (PA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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