Book clubs are not just for adults!
Classrooms Without Borders invites all interested rising 5th, 6th, and 7th graders to join us for weekly discussions and activities. This book club takes place every week for four weeks beginning on Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 am.
Facilitated by award winning middle school educator, Kate Lukaszewicz!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Three different kids.
One mission in common: ESCAPE.
Josef is a Jewish boy in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world…
Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety and freedom in America…
Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe…
All three young people will go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers–from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But for each of them, there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, surprising connections will tie their stories together in the end.
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Middle School Weekly Summer Reading Book Club: “Refugee” by Alan Gratz
Tuesday, Jun. 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2020
The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community. Please discuss accessibility accommodations with the contact person for this event.