Related Activities & Book Talk Teasers
Where would you hide if you wanted to be alone? What would you do while you are there?
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Book Talk Teasers
Read the flap inside the front cover.
Ask if any of the children have read The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, which inspired The Humming Room. (More likely, they have seen one of the movie versions.) Ask what they remember about it, and what they liked about it.
Read the excerpt from the back cover of the book.
Read Chapter 1.