JSE-FFSC | ISBN 978-0-789151-50-6 | Softcover | $14.95
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Flights of Fantasy, Student Book

JSE-FFSC | ISBN 978-0-789151-50-6 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-FFHC | ISBN 978-0-780793-10-1 | Hardcover | $21.95
Flights of Fantasy, Student Book
"Flights of Fantasy: Why Read Fantasy?" This book from the Literature & Thought series contains literature that challenges the reader, promotes critical thinking, and encourages independent exploration of themes and issues related to this topic.
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Contents

Prologue

Fantasy
Ruth Mather Skidmore

Creating Context

The Snake That Swallowed Its Tail • Creator & Creation • Concept Vocabulary

Cluster One: What Is Fantasy?

Thinking Skill: Defining

Fantasy (essay)
Isaac Asimov
Middle Woman (short story)
Orson Scott Card
Fafnir (poem)
Stevie Smith
Before I Wake (short story)
Jim Cort
Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady (short story)
Retold by Betsy Hearne

Cluster Two: What Can Fantasy Teach Us?

Thinking Skill: Analyzing

Plain Magic (short story)
Tamora Pierce
The Bureau d'Echange de Maux (short story)
Lord Dunsany
Ms. Lipshutz and the Goblin (short story)
Marvin Kaye
The Chaser (short story)
John Collier

Cluster Three: What’s Real and How Do You Know?

Thinking Skill: Evaluating

"Ticing" the Fairies (article)
Wim Coleman
Disenchantment (poem)
Louis Untermeyer
The Spring (short story)
Peter Dickinson
Caleb's Colors (short story)
Neal Shusterman

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

Thinking Skill: Synthesizing

Black Angel (short story)
Nancy Springer
The Wife’s Story (short story)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Rikiki and the Wizard (short story)
Patricia C. Wrede
The Stone Girl (short story)
Elise Matthesen
Between the Lines (poem)
Ruth Trowbridge