Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting - Natalie Babbitt

Tuck Everlasting is a story about a family, The Tucks, that have a very special secret. The main characters, Winnie Foster and Jesse Tuck meet one another and Winnie is taken by the Tucks family. Winnie is told the secret, the Tucks will live forever, and is sworn to secrecy. The book goes back and forth with Winnie having to make the decision whether to drink from the same place to become immortal or to live her life normally. 

This is a great book for students to write about their opinions and their feelings throughout the story. Students can make predictions about what they think will happen and then find out if they are right or wrong. This is a great story to use for writing prompts that is an interesting read to all ages. 


Grade 3-6

Book Level:

Lexile 770L

Accelerated Reader 5.0