How to Read Literature Like a Professor for Kids

How to Read Literature Like a Professor for Kids

Publisher: Harper Collins
Author: Foster, Thomas C.
$6.94
In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot and other key techniques to make a story come to life.

From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.
  • Did you know the Grinch was on a quest? 
  • What does it mean when a hero takes a journey?
  • Or eats green eggs and ham?
  • And what are vampires really about?
  • There's always more to a story than you think!
Paperback, ISBN 9780062200853
Grades 6 - 9
Book Title How to Read Literature Like a Professor for Kids
Publisher: Harper Collins
Author Foster, Thomas C.
In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers. With funny insights and a conversational style, he explains the way writers use symbol, metaphor, characterization, setting, plot and other key techniques to make a story come to life.
From that very first middle school book report to that first college course, kids need to be able to understand the layers of meaning in literature. Foster makes learning this important skill fun and exciting by using examples from How the Grinch Stole Christmas to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from short stories and poems to movie scripts. This go-to guide unlocks all the hidden secrets to reading, making it entertaining and satisfying.
  • Did you know the Grinch was on a quest? 
  • What does it mean when a hero takes a journey?
  • Or eats green eggs and ham?
  • And what are vampires really about?
  • There's always more to a story than you think!
Paperback, ISBN 9780062200853 Grades 6 - 9