I’m reading The Giver by Lois Lowry with my 8th graders.
Student: Ms. Kaufman, is Lois Lowry a boy or a girl?
Me: She’s a woman.
Student: Oh, so she’s a big girl.
Other Student: No, she’s an old girl.
Me: (hand to forehead) big sigh.
Thank goodness feminism isn’t dead.