Ideas for Learners Promoting Literacy, Inquiry, and Meaningful Learning Experiences
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
 

Book Summary

Whether she is entertaining burglars or joining the circus, Pippi has a style all her own. Readers are often intrigued by a super-strong girl who lives in a house without any parents. Each chapter works as a mini-story.

 
Pippi Longstocking book cover
Pippi Longstocking

Book Review

There is something charmingly escapist about a child who lives alone and manages her affairs perfectly well without adults. While Pippi's adventures are pretty outrageous and not recommended for trial at home, they are full of lighthearted fun.


Topics and Themes for this book:

 
  • Imagination
  • Self-Sufficiency; Independence
 
  • Being Open-Minded

Discussion Questions for this book:

The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.


**Questions coming soon**

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