• NOTE: Citations and references in this Lesson Plan refer to the following version of the book: Riggs, Ransom. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Copyright 2011 by Quirk Books.
• Jacob, the protagonist and first-person narrator of the novel speaks of the stories of his grandfather; Abe Portman took care of Jacob and told him stories of when his grandpa was young.
• Jacob's grandfather said he went to a school for peculiar children to get away from the monsters who were after them.
• Abe showed Jacob pictures of a girl who could fly, an invisible boy, and a brother and sister who could lift boulders.
• Jacob was teased at school and he finally told Abe he did not believe in the school for peculiar children. His grandfather accepted the news calmly.
• When Jacob was older his father told him that there was a grain of truth to Abe's stories...
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