By Barbara Herzner and Kristen Hawley Turner
“Megan’s Titanic Presentation.” My calendar notification reminded me to shift my work schedule the next day so that I could “climb aboard the Titanic” in my daughter’s third grade classroom. I had witnessed her enthusiasm for writing grow in Ms. Herzner’s class over the year, and I did not want to miss her reading the journal entries she had written from the perspective of a Titanic passenger. Even so, I was surprised by her announcement as I walked in the door of our home that evening.
“I need to dress like a boy tomorrow.”
Megan made the statement so matter-of-factly that it took me a minute to follow with the natural question.
“Well, I’m Harold Victor Goodwin, and I need to look like him for my presentation tomorrow.”
Her eyes sparkled with excitement, and it was impossible not to catch the spirit…
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