Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Reading Is Making Lifelong Friends

Winnie the Pooh being one of the most popular book friends.
Who are your favorite fictional characters? Winnie the Pooh might be the most popular.

This following article gives us pause... 

1. Psychologists Discover How People Subconsciously Become Their Favorite Fictional Characters

 http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20120514/9878/book-reading-experience-taking-psychology-character-fiction.htm


There was a similar article in the spring about how suspending disbelief while reading or viewing film is actually a real experience for fluent readers.

I guess that's why I'm so like that talkative red-haired girl from Green Gables who became a teacher. 


Anne is included in this list.
This is a list of fictional characters from the English point of view.

2. 10 of the best: heroes from children's fiction

From Pippi Longstocking to Huck Finn, a gallery of the naughtiest and most fun kids' heroes from children's books down the decades.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/gallery/2010/mar/12/booksforchildrenandteenagers?intcmp=239#/?picture=360314347&index=1

What Should a Kid Read During the Summer?

Well, here's a list of the all time bestsellers in kid lit. From very little people up to early teens. Some of your favorites might be in there!

A cautionary tale

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/literature/20-best-selling-childrens-books.htm 

 20 Best-Selling Children’s Books of All Time 

 Can you recognize these characters?

Another cautionary tale.
He's kind of famous.

 Can you match the authors' to their books?

E. B. White

1. Harry Potter Books

2. Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham

 

3. The Outsiders

 

 

4. Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, The Trumpet of the Swan

 

J. K. Rowling
S, E. Hinton
Dr. Seuss


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