The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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AP Book Report
1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
2. L. Frank Baum was the author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Written in the 1900’s was later on published on September 1, 1900
3. Lyman Frank Baum better known as, L. Frank Baum, was born May 15, 1856 in Chittenango, New York. He was a newspaper editor, author, film producer, author, and screenwriter.
4. Characters:
Major:
Dorothy: Dorothy is a little girl who lives in Kansas who lives with her aunt and uncle. After a cyclone hits her aunt and uncles home, causing her to land in Oz. Along with her dog, Toto she goes and seeks to Emerald City to ask the Wizard of Oz on how to return to Kansas
- Energetic: With her dog she is very lively and full of life.
- Worrier: Even though she isn’t in dull Kansas, she still want to make it home and worries she might not make it.
The Scarecrow: He accompanies Dorothy to see the Wizard of Oz in Emerald City. In order to receives brains, since he is a scarecrow and is made out of straw and does not have a brain. Ironically, the Scarecrow is very intelligent making him the ruler of Emerald City.
- Intelligent: Scarecrow believes he isn’t intelligent at all due to him not having a brain, but in truth he is intelligent.
- Thoughtful: Very thoughtful for Dorothy. When he went to look for nuts for her to eat, is when this side is shown.

The Tin Woodman: Another of Dorothy’s companions that she helped after rusting in the forest. The Tin Woodman wants to have a heart, so he decides to accompany
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