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Omnibus: A Book Club for Grades 3-6

Representation matters. What children read forms who they are, how they see the world, what they imagine. Reading texts by diverse authors about diverse characters creates a broader, more inclusive view of the world. In this book club, children will be exposed to a variety of texts with the guidance to help contextualized and understand the material.
 
Book List
  • Esperanza Rising, Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Clayton Byrd Goes Underground, Rita-Williams Garcia
  • The Heart of a Chief, Joseph Bruchac
  • Inside Out and Back Again, Thanhha Lai
 
When: 2x/mo except holiday weekends | 3:30-4:30pm
  • Feb 10
  • Feb 24
  • March 10
  • March 24
  • April 7
  • April 28
  • May 5
  • May 19
 
What do you get?
  • A copy of each book
  • A parent guide for each of the books, highlighting issues that may spark family discussions
  • Reading questions to help guide student reading
  • Two meetings per month filled with discussion and activities
 
Cost
$50/month or $175 if paid in full at the time of registration
 
How to register
Download and complete registration form. Email (bhuman@tjs.org), or mail completed form with a check payable to Thomas Jefferson School to 
Thomas Jefferson School
Attn: Dr. Beth Human
4100 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63127
 
Questions?
Email Dr. Beth Human at bhuman@tjs.org.