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Ammon. 22×28 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Ammon, Bette DeBruyne. Title. 5'35-dc20 93-6439 CIP Page v CONTENTS Introduction vii Rip-Roaring Reads for Junior High School Students Sharing Susan Bunting, Eve. 3 Bingo Brown, Gypsy Lover Byars, Betsy. 6 Strider Cleary, Beverly. 9 Stonewords: A Ghost Story Conrad, Pam. 13 Weasel DeFelice, Cynthia. 16 The Midnight Horse Fleischman, Sid. 19 Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! Fritz, Jean. 22 Away Is a Strange Place to Be Hoover, H.
But a blood test confirms the accidental switch. The inevitable changes that result from this knowledge and the actions of both sets of parents, who wish to avoid a court battle, throw Susan into turmoil. Her ultimate acceptance of her new situation is precipitated by a frightening rescue. Introducing the Book Sharing Susan centers on a fascinating topic to both children and young adults. At one time or another many children wonder if they really belong in their families. Hook readers by reading aloud the first two chapters or using the booktalks below.
Pam Conrad's Stonewords: A Ghost Story might keep you up at night! Literature Extensions/Alternative Book Report Activities ArtZoe's mother names her after a name she read on an old tombstone. Visit a cemetery in your area, preferably an old one. Teach students how to do a tombstone rubbing using various types of paper and wax crayons. For further information refer to books such as Creative Rubbings by Laye Andrew (Watson-Guptill, 1968). HistoryZoe discovers a cache of old newspapers from the 1870s in her grandparents' cellar.