ALA Remembers Brian Jacques

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For fans of the Redwall books…
Remembering Brian Jacques
by Anastasia Suen
Introduce the gripping tales of Redwall Abbey to reluctant readers.
Usually Hot Topics focuses on nonfiction titles for reluctant readers, but in this issue, we offer ideas for how to introduce Brian Jacques’ Redwall series. —Ed.
A truck driver delivering milk read his own stories to children at a school for the blind, and his childhood English teacher sent them to a publisher without asking. That is how the stories of Redwall began, a storytelling legacy that ended with the death of author Brian Jacques (pronounced “jakes”) last month. [read more]
For more on Jacques and his work, see these related Web resources.

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