Chapter 8

Even the elephant carries but a small trunk on his journeys. The perfection of traveling is to travel without baggage.

Henry David Thoreau

Pre-reading discussion:

1. Based on this quote, what do you predict is going to happen in this chapter?

Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbour, Maine

Jack mentions that his Mom might like some of the tourmaline jewels he is seeing in the shops around Bar Harbour.

Jack and his Mom decided that Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey was the best tasting ice cream. I would agree but wish I liked cherry ice cream so I could say the best was "Cherry Garcia".

Post-reading discussion:

1. Do you have a "sunken treasure"? What is it? If you don't have one, what would it be?