R.E.A.D. for Nēnē
"You? You read aloud?"
|"It was exciting, well written, and full of all sorts of amazing creatures.|| Author Funke accepts the 2009 Nēnē Award and
reads a passage from her book, Inkheart.
| Your mother loved a book to lead her into an unknown land, and the world in to which Inkheart led her was exactly what she liked.
Sometimes the story took a very dark turn, and whenever the suspense got too much, your mother put a finger to her lips, and I read more quietly, although we were sure you were too busy with your own books to listen to a sinister story that you wouldn't have understood anyway. I remember it as if it were yesterday. ... and I began reading the seventh chapter. That's when it happened..."
"What?" whispered Meggie. "What happened, Mo?"
Her father looked at her. "They came out," he said.
Text excerpt from http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collateral.jsp?id=36878
|2010 Nēnē Award Ceremony||Inkheart Contest Winners|
|Official Cornelia Funke Web Site with biography, news and pictures|
|Author Name Pronunciation Guide --German name meaning Spark|
|Scholastic Biography with links to audio slideshow, video interviews, and movie trailer||
Mrs. Virginia Koo, Nēnē Co-Chair
and Maryknoll Librarian,
read Cornelia Funke's Acceptance Letter at the 2009 Nēnē Ceremony
|Scholastic "Explore Inkheart" and "Fantastic Fantasy by Cornelia Funke"|
|Scholastic Video Booktalk with transcript and Unit Plan with reproducibles|
|KidsReads.com Reading Guide|
|Official Movie Website with downloads and music video|
|Movie Activity Book in pdf|
|BookWrap Video Interviews|
|Scholastic Author of the Month site with video interview, full Transcript, and Discussion Guide.|
|Cornelia Funke Chat Transcript|
|CTYonline Discussion Guide (go to page 8) in pdf|