It’s a Popcorn, Soda Pop, Kind of Day, tells the story of a 5th grade girl by the name of Amelia. Amelia and her two brothers are growing up in Kansas during the 1960’s. It is a decade filled with unrest that includes the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War. The story is told by their dog named Oz. Oz is a well-behaved Cairn Terrier that is hilariously funny and looks like the famous dog in the movie, The Wizard of Oz. Humor and love helps the family deal with the difficult subject of death and loss. As our country faces its challenges, so do Amelia and her family. Can the Spencer Family survive a violent storm and the loss of a beloved family member?