by Mike Kubic

2016

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 "Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I" by Mike Kubic.

“Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I” describes the the humanitarian efforts led by Herbert Hoover to feed the hungry in the wake of food shortages caused by World War I.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by war?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: