The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler
Today we are going to read the second chapter.
The second chapter is titled, "Arriving."
Read first and then use the following questions to guide discussion afterwards:
To think about ...
Lisa Shanahan said:
‘I wanted to write a funny book that captured the fast interactions of family life—the awkwardness and tenderness of loving your embarrassing parents and your annoying, frustrating siblings. I wanted to write a book where a middle child came to a certain peace about the ways in which his older and younger siblings encroach on his space. I wanted to explore the ways an unexpected friendship like the one between Cassie and Henry can help him to see in a new way.’
Even though we haven't read the whole book yet, do you think the second chapter has managed to achieve any/some of the things that Lisa Shanahan set out to do when writing this story?