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Tue 8:00pm (ET), 4-week Starting 5/21

Tue 8:00pm (ET), 4-week Starting 5/21

Class info

  • Grade 5 - 6
  • Session: May 21 - Jun 14 (4 weeks)
  • Day: Tuesday
  • Time:  8:00 pm (ET)


Class Teacher

Ashlie Swicker

  • Master of Education
  • Contributing writer to Book Riot
  • Current librarian in elementary school
  • Previous classroom teacher (17 years’ experience)


Course Overview

  • Read 2 books in 4 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 5: Tuesday, May 21, 8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 6: Tuesday, May 28, 8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 7: Tuesday, Jun 4,    8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 8: Tuesday, Jun 11,  8:00 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.

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

"The Indian in the Cupboard" follows a boy named Omri who discovers a magic cupboard that brings toys to life. When he puts a plastic Indian named Little Bear inside, he embarks on adventures and learns about friendship and responsibility. It's a story about the power of imagination and the importance of treating others with respect.

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