Books in Books
A PLACE TO CALL HOME, by Jackie
Koller. Anna comforts her little sister and herself by reading Margaret
Wise Brown's Runaway Bunny after their mother disappears
Bridge to Terebithia_ a few books
(Narnia etc) are mentioned explicitly and there is a scene where Jess finds
the "adventures of an assistant pig-keeper" much more interesting than
what he is supposed to be doing.
Double Fudge mentions Harry Potter
LOVE THAT DOG by Sharon Creech
includes a major homage to Walter Dean Myers and his writing.
Northern Lights (Golden Compass)
mentioned in Child X
NOTHING TO FEAR, by Jackie Koller.
Danny talks about how meaningful BLACK BEAUTY was for him.
Ramona where she is reading Mike
SOMEDAY, by Jackie Koller.
Celie sweeps herself away from the troubles all around her by reading GONE
WITH THE WIND.
Tex (S.E. Hinton) mentions Tex's
favorite book was "Hank the Cow Dog"
THE FALCON, Luke -identifies strongly
with Holden Caufield and refers to Catcher in the Rye frequently throughout
The Magician's Nephew_ refers
at the beginning to Sherlock Holmes, and the Bastables digging for treasure
in Lewisham Road.
THE PRIMROSE WAY, by Jackie Koller.
Rebecca smuggles her precious books with her to the New World despite her
THE SAME STUFF AS STARS (Katherine
Paterson) where the memorable librarian entices Bernie with a book by a
wonderful retelling of THE STUPIDS! She gives Angel some perfect books.
(Curious George finds the Stars, and Peter Sis' incredible book about Galileo,
STARRY MESSENGER) that are appropriate for her increasing interest in the
stars, and the scenes and book descriptions are well integrated into the
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