Take one integral scene from the story, like a major turning point or a revelation (an event that was absolutely necessary for the development of the plot,) and re-create it in a box.
For diorama help, see this site (http://www.stormthecastle.com/mainpages/dioramas/diorama_tutorial_chapter1_materials.htm) or do a google image search for the word diorama (http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=diorama+projects&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2).
Also, a special student researched website from Bushra in room 405 is excellent. It can be found at (http://www.ehow.com/how_12761_make-diorama.html)
And Juana in 406 found (http://www.michtoy.com/MTSCnewSite/reference_folder/school_project_folder/school_project.html) and it’s excellent. It even provides picture based instructions.