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by John Fox, Jr.


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 "The Pardon of Becky Day" by John Fox, Jr..

In this story set in the rural midwest during the turn of the 19th century, a missionary attempts to heal the rift between two feuding families while there is still time to forgive.

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

"How do people face death?" and "How can we achieve peace?"

Ways to support your child: