Posts Tagged ‘The Seventh Most Important Thing’

seventh-most-important-thingWe are excited to announce that every student and faculty member at James F. Doughty School will receive a copy of our fall discussion book, The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall, as a gift from our school. We pride ourselves on being a school of readers, and after hosting numerous book discussion opportunities and author Skypes throughout the years, we are so fortunate to have the chance to share this beautiful story with everyone in our building. Thanks to Shelley Pearsall’s generous offer of donating three free Skype sessions, each grade will have the opportunity to meet Shelley and discuss the book during the school day on December 2nd.

Here are some important dates relating to the book:

  • 11/7 “Tour” the world’s most famous museums, 2:30-4:00
  • 11/9 Listen to the music, see some shows, and sample some foods from 1963 2:30-4:00
  • 11/16 Make art from recycled materials, 2:30-4:00
  • 11/17-18 and 12/1-2 Students and faculty are encouraged to bring in or make an object that represents them to hang on our tree in the Library
  • 12/2 Grade 6, 7 & 8 students Skype and discuss the book with author Shelley Pearsall