Madeline: Ludwig Bemelmans



Author/Illustrator: Ludwig Bemelmans
Publisher: Viking
Publication Year: 1960
Brief Summary: Madeline, a little girl at a French boarding school, is sent to the hospital after a bout with appendicitis.

Awards, Honors and Prizes: 

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
  • Math: counting the little girls
  • Rhymes
  • Point out famous French landmarks
  • Discuss friendship — how do we know Madeline’s friends care about her?

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library


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