The Hello, Goodbye Window: Norton Juster

The Hello, Goodbye Window

Author: Norton Juster
Illustrator: Chris Raschka
Publisher: Hyperion
Publication Year: 2005
Brief Summary: A little girl spends time at her grandparents’ kitchen window, playing games, watching stars, and saying hello and goodbye to passersby.
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.:

  • What do you see outside your window?  How might this be different depending on where you live?  What could you see outside the window of an apartment/cottage/cabin in the woods/suburban house/highrise building, etc.?  Discuss different kinds of communities/housing.

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

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary School


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