Baum, L. Frank.
The Wizard of Oz
. Rand McNally and Co., 1982. The old-fashioned black and white drawings are quite different from the movie and the book makes a great read-aloud story.
. Tambourine Books, 1991. This story is set up as a play with a narrator role and a surprise ending.
Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me
. Picture Books Studio Ltd., 1986. Beautiful colors and a playful story line make for strong appeal. This is a grade 1.6 selection for the HBJ Treasury of Literature Series.
. Houghton Mifflin, 1986. A wonderful lost and found theme that focuses on friendship.
. Crestwood House, Inc. 1977. This is a screenplay-based book that has lots of pictures and it is written at an elementary level. It includes an author study of Mary Shelley.
Farr, Roger and Strickland, Dorothy S. HBJ Treasury of Literature. Harcourt, Brace and Jovanowich, Inc. 1993. A commercial whole-language approach to reading that the New Haven Public Schools are currently using in elementary schools.
The Mime Book
. Meriwether Pub. Ltd., 1974. A handbook with lots of mime ideas for all ages.
The Liveliest Art: A Panoramic History of the Movies
. Macmillan, 1978. A comprehensive review for the novice student of the movies.
Moats, Louisa Cook,”The Missing Foundation in Teacher Education,”
, A.F.T. Professional Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer 1995.
McPike, Elizabeth. “Learning to Read: Schooling’s First Mission,”
, A.F.T. Professional Journal, Vol. 19 No. 2, Summer 1995.
How To Read A Movie
. Oxford University Press, 1981. A complete textbook that covers the technology and the role of the reviewer in great depth.
Paley, Vivian Fussin,
You Can’t Say You Can’t Play
. Harvard University Press, 1992. This book teaches kids how to include everyone into play situations with just one rule; an essential component to successful role-playing and discussions.
Perrault, Nicolette. “Remember the Time: An Exploration of History Through Drama,”
Yale New Haven Teachers Institute
, Vol. III, 1993.
Man and The Movies
. Louisiana State University Press, 1967. An early collection of film critics who review the impact of film in modern life.