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Wed 8:00pm (ET), 8-week Jun26 - Aug 14

Wed 8:00pm (ET), 8-week Jun26 - Aug 14

Class info

  • Grade 5 - 6
  • Session: June 26 - August 14 (8 weeks)
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time:  8:00 pm (ET)


Class Teacher

Liz Garden

  • Master's in Child Development, Early Childhood Literacy

  • Current Elementary Principal with 16 years of experience

  • MFA Program for Creative Nonfiction Writing


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: Wednesday, Jun 26, 8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 2: Wednesday, Jul  3,    8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 3: Wednesday Jul  10,  8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 4: Wednesday, Jul 17,  8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 5: Wednesday, Jul 24,  8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 6: Wednesday, Jul 31,  8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 7: Wednesday, Aug 7,   8:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 8: Wednesday, Aug 14,8:00 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.

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.

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