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by Susan Cooper

1996

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 "Muffin" by Susan Cooper .

In Susan Copper’s short story “Muffin” a young girl living in England during World War II is bullied relentlessly by a classmate.

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

"How are we changed by war?", "Why do people do bad things?", and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: