Grade 4-6, 60 minutes
- Ride the rails with Henry as he searches for his father who has left home to find work in 1932.
- Listen to the wisdom of Clickety Clack, an old hobo who knows a thing or two about surviving during tough times.
- Journey with Henry as he discovers that even though ‘this was not how he’d imagined today would go’, sometimes life handed you a surprise, and that was a wonderful thing.’
- Historical fiction with facts and fun to keep grade 4-6 readers turning the pages to discover what happens to Henry and Clickety Clack next!
All these questions and more will be answered in this sixty-minute presentation Secret Signs – A Canadian Adventure for Tom Sawyer Fans.
Created to tandem with the Jacqueline’s novel Secret Signs, this curriculum-based presentation will inspire interest in this important and pivotal event in Canadian history and encourage individual reading.
In this grade-appropriate session, students discover what The Depression is all about.
Class sets of Secret Signs, (minimum 20 books), include a complimentary virtual Q&A after students have read the book.
This session is available for Virtual Presentation
Curriculum connections: Language Arts, Social Studies