top of page
Mon 7:00pm (ET), 8-week Jun24 - Aug 12

Mon 7:00pm (ET), 8-week Jun24 - Aug 12

Class info

  • Grade 5 - 6
  • Session: Jun 24 - Aug 12 (8 weeks)
  • Day: Monday
  • Time:  7:00 pm (ET)


Class Teacher

Heidi Bisso

  • Master's in Applied Linguistics

  • Current ELE Teacher in MA public school (24 years of experience)

  • Certified in English as a Second Language & Wilson Reading System


Course Overview

  • Read 4 books in 8 weeks.
  • Complete reading and writing assignments every week.
  • Engage in discussions and debates guided by a teacher.
  • Develop communication skills.
  • Approach book club meetings with an open and curious mindset, ready to listen and learn from others.


Course Instructions

  • Upon registration, you will receive class instructions for the first session.
  • We do not provide books. Students should buy or borrow books themselves.
  • Students are required to read the book before the class.


Dates for Classes

  • Week 1: Monday, Jun 24, 7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 2: Monday, Jul 1,     7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 3: Monday, Jul 8,    7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 4: Monday, Jul 15,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 5: Monday, Jul 22,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 6: Monday, Jul 29,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 7: Monday, Aug 5,   7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 8: Monday, Aug 12, 7:00 pm (ET)


Note: Class size should be maintained between 3-5 students for effective debating. Please select an alternative available time during checkout. Refunds will be processed for canceled classes.

Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

"Feathers" by Jacqueline Woodson, which proudly displays the Newbery Honor, is a book loved by many. It tells the story of Frannie, who is intrigued by the arrival of a mysterious new student. Set in the 1970s, the story explores themes of hope, acceptance, and resilience. This book is a favorite among readers because of its engaging storytelling and meaningful life lessons.

bottom of page