Reading Assignment: Please read pages 152-180 (Chapters 11 and 12)
Writing Assignment: Sammy’s accident is a real turning point in the girls’ relationship. Please write a paragraph explaining how the book makes the reader realize that the girls’ relationship is very different at this point in the story.
For future discussion: I have included an image showing the kind of propaganda used against the Japanese during World War II. It is images like these that have influenced the people who won't speak to Katie and her mom.
As Kadahota shows, the people of Georgia have not forgotten the propaganda they saw during World War II, which makes me wonder, "Is propaganda ever good"? It helped Americans support the war. But it also made them see the Japanese as less than human. It's a disturbing question. Perhaps we can talk a little about propaganda next week. Have a good week. LMF