adventures in unschooling

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Cassius and I fell in love with this story told in pictures and words. We both read in a 24 hour period, separately, fighting over it.

Before turning the page into part two Cassius exclaimed, “Oh I got a that excited feeling in my heart – when I know I’m going to find out the answer to the mystery when I turn the page!” He turned the page and his eyes lit up. Then he turned the page again, “Oh I got that feeling in my heart again, all has been revealed to me!”

I don’t want to give away any of the story, except to say much of it is based on fact. We spent the week watching old black and white movies featured in the book and researching automatons.

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