Clark, Jennifer, Leslie Helakoski, Illustrator
In What Do You See In Room 21 C?, young children are encouraged to imagine possibilities and work hard to be the best student they can be. When Mr. Washington gives his students an Operation College assignment, they must each figure out their own unique way to complete the task. This heartwarming story is filled with relatable and diverse characters. Laced with humor, this read-aloud picture book encourages creativity and a college-going culture.
As you grow, your dreams may change. The important thing is to learn all you can and keep imagining the possibilities!
“Jennifer Clark has created a terrific school story about a creative class of second graders. I love their imagination! Leslie Helakoski’s illustrations extend the story so beautifully, showing their warm and nurturing classroom. This book is an amazing resource for families and teachers.”
– Sue Warner, retired librarian and former head of youth services for Kalamazoo Public Library
The book includes 13 activity pages at the end of the story to provide an opportunity for young readers to do hands-on activities and feel like they, too, are part of Room 21 C.
While this book was created to inspire second grade students in Kalamazoo Public Schools, young students everywhere will enjoy this heartwarming story. What Do You See In Room 21 C? encourages a college-going culture and is a valuable addition to both home and elementary school classrooms.