User talk:Whiteout17

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October 2013[edit]

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Ghost Train Wikipedia Page[edit]

The Wikipedia article on the story Ghost Train by Paul Yee has been added because of the importance of background information on any kind of reading. The story, Ghost Train, is a piece of children's literature. This page, in particular deems importance due to the fact that many people, parents in particular, will want to read about such a book before revealing the story to their children.

Ghost Train Article: Headings[edit]

Like any review of a story, the plot comes first. This is to immediately give the reader information on exactly what they are reading or are about to read. Information about the author, placed second down from the Plot paragraph, is not only fascinating, but important as well. Reading about the author's work gives the reader an idea of the reading level of his or her books, the genre of the books and the experience level of the author. Awards received by the author come hand in hand with knowing the author's background information. Being aware of what an author has accomplished gives the reader more confidence in the validity of their writing. Information about the illustrator is an added bit of writing that gives the reader additional background knowledge of what went into to the creation of this children's book. Whiteout17 (talk) 04:50, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

The book, Ghost Train by Paul Yee is notable as it has received a Governor General's Award in 1996, same year the children's book was published.