The Magic Picture
When Joshua Andrews runs away from home into The Magic Picture, little does he realize the adventure that lies before him. The old wizard, Ostenso, sends him on a journey to help him find his way home; telling Joshua, "Life gives you the test first, then teaches you the lesson." Along the way, he encounters strange and fascinating characters, each of whom challenges his knowledge of the physical world. If he passes the tests, he moves on. If he fails just one, he will remain trapped in The Magic Picture ... forever. Written for young adults, The Magic Picture 1. Combines an entertaining story with an examination of basic middle school physical science such as reflection, refraction, magnetism, wave motion, and other aspects of Newtonian physics, 2. Includes instructions on how to duplicate all of Joshua's challenges, 3. Can be used as a team-teaching resource by both English and science teachers, 4. Offers readers core values to help them understand and modify social behaviors, boosting self-esteem.
- Publication Date
- Sep 30, 2011
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Bud Russo