some books are meant to be read just like this alone, with the evening, a bowl of fruit ripening waiting for the reader to grow hungry, but she won't, the book will devour her, and it will soon become morning.
Yearning for life in a cloistered scriptorium, thirteen-year-old Princess Matilda, whose lame foot brings fear of the evil eye, escapes her scheming cousin Ivo and joins her servant Judith and an old friend, Parz, in hunting dragons and writing about them. Target Audience Note: 008-012.
NYS Common Core ELA Standards 4.RL.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text. Charlotte's Web is a popular book that is read in the fourth grade. There are many activities and assignments that go along with this book. One assignment could be to have the students describe Charlotte's character and her role that she played for Wilbur.