Chapters 1 - 4
• NOTE: The following version of the novel was used in making this Lesson Plan: Barnhill, Kelly. The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Algonquin Young Readers, 2016. First edition, hardcover.
• The Girl Who Drank the Moon is a young adult fantasy novel that explores a fairy-tale world inhabited by witches, dragons, swamp monsters and evil overseers.
• The novel is comprised of 48 chapters, each employing the word “Which” or “Witch” in the chapter titles.
• The chapters in this novel alternate between several narrative points of view. While the majority of the narrative is related from the perspective of an omniscient narrator, other chapters focus on specific characters and others are related in first-person from characters themselves.
• Chapter 1, titled “In Which a Story Is Told,” the narrator is presumably a mother speaking to her child. The text in chapters such as this one are printed in italics to delineate them...
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