Chapter 24

"If the world held magic powerful enough to make the elephant appear, then there must exist, too, magic in equal measure, magic powerful enough to undo what had been done."

Kate DiCamillo, The Magician's Elephant

Pre-reading discussion:

1. What did Jack accept/realize at the end of the last chapter?

2. Why do you think it took him so long?

3. Looking at the quote above, predict what will happen next in the story.

Post-reading discussion:

1. What kind of a person is Jack's grandmother? Why would Jack's Mom and Big Jack have such different points of view?