Author: Andrew Clausen
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: Middle School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
The Indian in the Cupboard
Author: Lynne Reid Banks
Excellent book about a magic cupboard that turns small toys to life. When Omri's big brother doesn't have a birthday present for him, he gives Omri an old medicine cabinet he found. Omri's mother later supplies a key, and it isn't long before Omri discovers the magic of the cupboard.
Other books in the series: The Return of the Indian, The Mystery of the Indian, The Secret of the Indian, and The Key to the Indian.