As baseball season gets underway the fourth graders will dine on hot dogs and ice cream as they discuss Ethan’s choice: Jackie & Me. I look forward to tonight’s discussion as this particular group really listens to one another, and the questions Ethan sent are the first yet to raise issues of race in American history.
Next week Rebecca hosts the sixth-graders’ discussion of her book choice, The Name of This Book is Secret. My sixth-grader is borrowing her younger sister’s copy, just so you know these aren’t strictly grade-level choices even though I use grade designations to distinguish the two clubs.
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