Everything you need to understand or teach What Hearts by Bruce Brooks.
What Hearts by Bruce Brooks is the story of a young boy growing up in a world of uncertainty. Asa is only seven when he returns home from school to discover his parents are getting divorced and his mother is taking him from the only home he has known to a new one that includes a new stepfather. Over the next few years Asa's family moves repetitively in part because of the clinical depression that rules his mother's moods. Asa has become quite adept at making friends, but finds he still struggles when it comes to compassion. Asa tries to befriend his stepfather but finds it nearly impossible when his mother finally decides it is time for another divorce. What Hearts is a story of one boy's coming of age, struggling to be the kind of person he believes he ought to be.
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What Hearts Lesson Plans contain 119 pages of teaching material, including: