Describing archives : a content standard by Society of American Archivists

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Books of Wonder, 2000. Browne, Anthony. Through the Magic Mirror. Greenwillow, 1992. Browne, Anthony. The Tunnel. Random, 1990. Cameron, Eleanor. The Wonderful Flight to Mushroom Planet. Little, 1954. Carlson, Lori. ‘‘The Cave,’’ in Where Angels Glide at Dawn. Lippincott, 1990. Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Holt, 1985. Caudill, Rebecca. A Pocketful of Cricket. Holt, 1964. Chaiken, Miriam. Menorahs, Mezuzas, and Other Jewish Symbols. Clarion, 1990.

In This Is the Key to the Kingdom (Alison), unlocked doors invite a girl and her dog into a caressing, dreamlike world where there are games, treats, and wonderful sights. Is this world real or a fantasy? Who is the man with the flute sitting near the gate, and who is the loving woman inside? After some discussion, children can each pull a key from a jar, making up a story about the door it unlocks and the adventures that unfold. Another possibility is to pass the same key from child to child, so each has a turn, adding to a story-in-the-round.

Each of them created a pantomime, a prop, and a piece of advice, all relevant to their character and story. At the ceremony, they each presented these, one at a time, standing in the heart of our fairy-tale circle. ’’ As part of the celebration, some of the children created a giant three-dimensional map of the fairy-tale kingdom and its castles, villages, and woods to serve as a backdrop. This map was very detailed, highlighting Hansel and Gretel’s breadcrumb trail and the actual goodies in Little Red Riding Hood’s basket.

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