Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time


Bibliographic Information:  Osborne, M.P. (2010). A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time. New York, NY: Random House, Inc.

Reading level: 3rd grade

Synopsis:  Jack and Annie travel in the Magic Treehouse on a Merlin Mission to Victorian England to help writer, Charles Dickens.  They will need their magic and help from three ghosts to help Charles Dickens write A Christmas Carol.

Classroom Rationale:  Use this as a read aloud series to compare and contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories by Mary Pope Osborne about the characters, Jack and Annie.




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This entry was posted on June 19, 2013 by in Chapter Books and tagged , , .

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