[Surfnetkids: 07 Jan 2009] Twilight

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#1. January 7, 2009

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Reader,

Twilight fever has swept through our house. Erica has read all four published books and the unpublished draft of the fifth book that Ms. Meyer has posted
on her site. And the movie? We saw it opening weekend (even though we were out of town visiting my brother!) I must confess, however, that I am still on the first book. So no, it’s not keeping me up at night in a passionate rush to get through it, but I am enjoying it.

I hope you and yours enjoy this week’s website recommendations, along with the Surfnetkids collection of Twilight games.

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
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#3. Twilight

by Barbara J. Feldman
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Twilight Printable (** for premium members only)
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Stephenie Meyer, an Arizona mother of three, woke up June 3, 2003 with a vampire dream fresh in her mind. The dream was so vivid, that she decided to write it down so she wouldn’t lose any of it. As the weeks past, she continued to flesh out her dream story, and within three months it had grown into a full-length young adult novel. A mere three months after finishing her first draft, she signed a book deal with Little, Brown and Company, and The Twilight Saga began.

Bella and Edward
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This fan site was started by Michelle (no last name given) who concocted the idea for the site during her Digital Imaging class on October 7, 2006. It is chock full of fan art, fan fiction, book summaries, polls, quizzes, puzzles, and printable bookmarks (one of which I printed to stash in my borrowed copy of “Twilight.”) Community components include a forum (which requires free registration) and a Facebook group with over nine thousand fans.

The Official Website of Stephenie Meyer
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Managed by her little brother Seth, Meyer’s official website includes both an official short bio, and a longer unofficial one written in first person: “I filled the ‘Jan Brady’ spot in my family – the second of three girls.” But the best reason to visit, is to read the rough draft of “Midnight Sun,” the fifth (and still unpublished) book in The Twilight Saga.. After it was distributed illegally on the Internet, Meyer decided to post the 264-page partial draft on her own site, along with her thoughts about how upsetting the theft of her book was, and her musings about whether or not she will ever be able to finish the book.

Twilight Lexicon
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True to its name, Twilight Lexicon is a collection of character bios, places, timelines, and vampire and werewolf mythology compiled by webmasters Alphie and Pelirroja. Much of the material comes from the books themselves, but there is also an archive of email Q&A between the site owners and Meyer, in which the author shares additional details about her characters. “Edward’s full name is Edward Anthony Masen Cullen. His mother’s name is Elizabeth and his father’s name is also Edward. His human life in Chicago was fairly happy and uneventful.”

… Click to continue Twilight.

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Twilight Printable
Printable Twilight Word Search
Stephenie Meyer Wikipedia Printable
J.K. Rowling Printable
Children’s Book Awards Printable

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#5. Related Games

Twilight Bella Dress Up
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/twilight_bella_dress_up.htm

Twilight Jigsaw Puzzle
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/twilight_jigsaw.htm

Twilight Quiz
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/twilight_quiz.htm

Twilight Word Search
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/twilight-ws.htm

Twilight Games
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/Twilight/

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