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Morning Girl by Michael Dorris


Book Summary

Morning Girl and her brother struggle to get along with each other, since they are as opposite as night and day. They also compete with each other for attention from their parents.

Book Review

The author presents sibling rivalry and other social challenges in a believable way, in the historical context of a Native American community.  This is a short book that provides multiple opportunities for interesting discussions.

Morning Girl book cover
Morning Girl

Topics and Themes for this book:

  • Sibling Rivalry
  • European Conquests
  • Parental Expectations
  • Taking Responsibility

Discussion Questions for this book:

The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.

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