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Book Loan Kits & Literature Travel Trunks
The Safari Museum can supply your school or organization with a selection of Johnson adult and children’s books for use in-classroom, for Book Clubs & other special Book Themed Events. Kit and Artifact trunks are checked out to one book group or instructor who is responsible for all of the materials. The group may keep the kit for up to 6 weeks.
Available Titles & Book Loan Kit Information:
Book Club/Classroom Kits: I Married Adventure
This book is Osa’s classic 1940 story of her life of adventure during her marriage to explorer Martin Johnson. It has been translated into 17 languages and has had over 50 publication runs since debuting as an award winning autobiography on the New Your Best Sellers list.
10 English versions of the paperback version, 1 copy of an original 1940 edition, and a DVD of the film I Married Adventure that stars Osa Johnson and debuted the same year as the book.
ESL Study, Multi-Lingual Book Club & Classroom Kits: I Married Adventure
10 of the Spanish editions of I Married Adventure, copies of several different Spanish I Married Adventure lobby cards, & a copy of the English DVD of the film I Married Adventure. See above for more information on the book.
Children’s Book Club Kits: Snowball, No Sir & Teddy Tantrum
These kits come with up to 25 copies of the short children’s books Osa wrote in the 1930s Snowball and No Sir, and copies of the chapter “Teddy Tantrum” from her “Jungle Series” books. We also include a number of color sheets & activities that tie to the books, and a copy of the DVD Congorilla, which has cameo appearances by both Snowball & Teddy Tantrum, the titular heroes of two of the books included with this kit.
CUSTOM LITERATURE-THEMED ARTIFACT TRUNKS
Each of the book kits can be customized to include a variety of hands-on artifacts. Please contact Safari Staff to discuss options to be suit your audiences.