“The View from Saturday” by E. L. Koningsburg was first published in 1996. It is a children’s novel. The book was the winner of the Newberry Medal for Excellence in American Children’s Literature in 1997.
The book has a highly significant narrative form. The narrative keeps shifting between first person limited and third person omniscient.
There are four students and quiz teammates who narrate one chapter each in the first person. The preface is very skilfully presented and it introduces the respective teammates.
Ready Reference Treatise: The View from Saturday
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Major Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis
About the Author
Raja Sharma is a retired college lecturer. He has taught English Literature to University students for more than two decades. His students are scattered all over the world, and it is noticeable that he is in contact with more than ninety thousand of his students.