The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The heart breaks and breaks
and lives by breaking.
It is necessary to go
through dark and deeper dark
and not to turn.
-from "The Testing-Tree," by Stanley Kunitz
1. Look at the front cover and the back cover. What are your predictions about The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
*What type of genre do you think the book is? Where do you think the setting is? Who do you think the main characters is/are? What do you think the main problem is? What about the title itself?
2. What do you think about the poem at the beginning of the book (written above) :
3. What predictions do you have about the illustration for Chapter one?