- Why do you think Jacob told his grandfather he didn’t believe in his grandfather’s stories anymore? Do you think he really stopped believing them?
Caregiver Note: Jacob grows up hearing his grandfather’s stories of adventure and the peculiar children and believes them, but gets bullied at school for this belief. He tells his grandfather that he doesn’t believe in the stories anymore because he was bullied and feels hurt and betrayed. His grandfather doesn’t try to convince him that the stories are real, he just…
About the Reviewer:
Julie is a Central Virginia native who currently resides in Rochester, New York. She received her Masters of Arts Degree in Psychology from the College of William and Mary in 2012 and is currently a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the University of Rochester. Julie has worked in various mental health research positions since 2012 and is passionate about researching how physical health, mental health, and trauma experiences interact. When not working, Julie enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with her cats, and watching videos about otters (her favorite animal).
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