The Phantom Tollbooth
By Norton Juster
When a mysterious tollbooth appears in Milo’s bedroom, he drives through only because he has nothing better to do. On the other side he encounters situations and places he’s never dreamed existed. How will his experiences change him for life in the real world?
Focus: “Rhyme and Reason”; 5-step writing process
Grade Level: 6th – 8th
Novel: 256 pages
Critical Thinking: Medium-difficult
FOCUS GUIDE: 3 weeks
Barbara’s Notes: I enjoy offering titles with humor and especially those that relate an important message through the humor. The focus guide teaches a 5-step writing process and includes scripture application and a smidgen of map reading.