The author Peter Graham said this about becoming immersed in a good book: "We become the hero or heroine. We are the ones who thwart evil. We laugh as we socialize with characters we have never met but feel they are as close as our family. We cry when we lose a good friend."
At school, Cam's class has been reading "Because of Winn-Dixie" and the teacher is weaving lessons and assignments as an outcome. In the book, the main star is Opal. Near the end of the story, she plans a party. The class assignment was to design their own party with all of the particulars. The following is Cam's proposal.
- Time/Place: Cam's house at 2:30pm
- 5 people you will invite: Mom, Dad, Brody, Mrs. Wells, Oliver
- Activities at Party: We will play Uno and play Yahtzee and we will watch The Greatest Showman and go on a walk.
- Other Items Needed: Toys, Games
- Food: Drink and dessert, fruit, chicken tenders, cupcakes, fries, water.