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by Katharine Weber

2003

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 "Sleeping" by Katharine Weber.

Katharine Weber (b. 1955) is a contemporary American non-fiction writer and novelist. In this story, a young girl is asked to babysit--but the job turns out to be different than she expected.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Death and Growing Up as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to be grown up?" and "How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: