HOPE WAS HERE
2001 Newbery Honor Book
by JOAN BAUER
PREVIEW THE BOOK:
Analyze and explain the front cover picture?
What is most striking about the cover?
Where are the two people in the car looking?
What "award sticker" is on the cover?
BOOK BLURB (inside front cover, on jacket flap, or on back cover)
Read the brief story preview.
What two characters are mentioned?
What "issues" will this book be dealing with?
What is the GENRE of this book? (realistic fiction)
What question did this information raise for you?
What is the "setting" for this novel?
How many pages are in this book?
How many chapters are in this book?
How much does the book cost?
What is the copyright date?
AUTHOR INFORMATION / AWARDS / REVIEWS
What can you find out about the author?
What awards did this book win?
Have you read any other books by Joan Bauer?
If so, which ones?
Who recommended this book to you?
Why is this book so highly acclaimed?
What is one thing you think will happen in this book?
What real life situations do you think you will encounter?