The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill – Review by Katherine Sokolowski

I absolutely agree with everything Katherine has to say.
I personally love this book and i have read it multiple times. I am also aspiring to be a teacher, so i hope to teach this to the students in which i will teach if i reach my life long dream. It would be a privilege to spread wisdom on this book.

Thanks Lewis 🙂

Nerdy Book Club

IMG_3082When trying to describe The Witch’s Boy to my students, I was at a loss for words. I finally said, “Sometimes I don’t know how to describe the books that I love to read, but I know they will be magical from the moment I open them.” The Witch’s Boy was just that type of book, magical from the very first page.

 

Book talking this beautiful book for our Mock Newbery unit was easy. First, I held it up. Immediately students were drawn to the cover and recognized the illustrations as the work of Jon Klassen’s. Their first connection and already they were excited. Then, I began…

 

This is a hard book to describe. Kelly Barnhill has packed so much into this book. It is, at once, a fairy tale, a story of friendship, family, and coming of age. It is a hero’s journey, a quest, a battle…

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