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by Jessica McBirney


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Food Deserts" by Jessica McBirney.

“Food Deserts” explains the consequences of living in food deserts and presents possible solutions to this national problem.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people create change?" and "What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: