Tag Archives: Natalie Babbitt


Natalie Babbitt: “You Can’t Have Living without Dying”

by Sue

Some years ago (won’t say how many!), I taught middle school. English, or as they preferred to call it, “Language Arts.” My first year, rather than being handed a list of mandated texts to teach, I was given the opportunity to choose the works my students would read. So I put together an interesting mix of books; classics from the likes of Shakespeare and C.S. Lewis were on the list, for sure. But so was another not-so-classic

...continue reading