A captivating sequel dealing with family love, responsibility, commitment and caring towards animals and other people. In THE GUESTS OF HONOUR, LIA inherits CLEVER from her brother David, and adopts a dog, SMARTY. With the help of her pets, LIA wakes up on time daily for her school bus without waking up her parents who come home late from their nightly job…This story is accompanied with an activity booklet based on the Curriculum of Grades 5 but it can be done in any grade from 5-8 in order to enrich the vocabulary of the students. An ideal resource for French Immersion students since it exposes the students to the difference between French and English in describing events. By reading the two versions, the students will become aware of what to avoid when they express themselves in each language.