The Jacket review ´ 109

read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ü Andrew Clements

Erican And that uestion leads to others that reveal some unsettling truths about Phil's neighborhood his family and even himse. I starting reading this book to the class this morning at Summer Camp It was the one time of the day that almost everyone was totally uiet When I came home I finished it on my own and now this book has earned the top spot in my Read Aloud list It's short but it is jammed with current issues that students face when it come to relationships between cultures This is not only a must read for elementary and middle school students but this is a must read for adults as well This book was definitely a great surprise from Andrew Clements who I am not familiar with such a serious side

read & download The Jacket

The JacketThief When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket he assumes the jacket was stolen It turns out he was wrong and P. Phil sees a kid with his brother's jacket on and accuses the younger boy of stealing it It turns out that Phil's mother gave it to her cleaning lady who gave it to her grandson the kidPhil then freaks out and thinks he thought the jacket was stolen because the kid was African American even though it was weird because it was a fairly distinctive Italian jacket so the race card seems a bit forced in this case It deals with the issues well for the intended age range but I wanted a little character development for Clements it left me a bit underwhelmed

Andrew Clements Ü 9 review

The Jacket review ´ 109 í Thief When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket he assumes the jacket was stolen It turns out he was wrong and Phil has to ask himself the uestion Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African American And that uestion leads to others that reveal some unsettling truths about Hil has to ask himself the uestion Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African Am. This high interest low reading level highlo book dealt with issues I haven't seen in other high low books It follows a 6th grader who is coming to realize that he is prejudiced and that he has privilege I was pleasantly surprised by this short book and will be recommending it to my students