“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Bibliographic Information: Isadora, Rachel (2008). Rapunzel. New York, NY: Penguin Young Readers Group.
Reading Level: 4th grade
Synopsis: A new interpretation of the classic Brothers Grim fairy tale set in Africa. The beautiful collage pictures accentuate and add to the story.
Classroom Rationale: Read different versions of Rapuzel and then compare and contrast the characters, setting, and plot.
CCSS.RL.2.9- Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures.
CCSS.RL.2.7- Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.