Crenshaw

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate is the story of ten year old Jackson who lives with his family who is constantly homeless. Now they are once again on the verge of being without a home. That’s when Jacksons imaginary friend, Crenshaw comes back into Jacksons life to help Jackson.

Evaluative Criteria: Plot and Style. The plot of this story is consistent and realistic. The fantasy aspect of the novel is the talking cat. The author has done an amazing job putting a very realistic plot with a fantasy twist. The style of the book also works for a fantasy novel. You know that it’s through the point of view Jackson and the author does a great job of letting you know that it is his eyes we are seeing. The language used is also intended for young readers.

Lesson Plans: http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=45290

Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23bB4QtK68Q

Applegate, K. (2015). Crenshaw. Feiwel & Friends.
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