Cinderella by Marcia Brown

Cinderella by Marcia Brown


Publishing: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 1954

Awards: Caldecott Medal Winner

Description: This book is the traditional Cinderella tale. There is quite a bit of text by today’s standards, and illustrations are line drawings with pastel colors. 

Programming: This list from the ALA has a lot of great resources for Cinderella stories from many different cultures. Students could read several of these and compare and contrast. There are also several film adaptations of the tale, and crafts might include making their own crowns or shoes.