Recommended for Readers
in 6th Grade and up
1994 - Newbery Award Winner
The vocabulary in this book is deceptively simple, even when it describes disturbing practices in calm, measured words. An advanced third grader could understand this text, but discretion is advised for the maturity of the content.
Class Structure Recommendation: Small Group Book Club, or Independent Reading
We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences . . . We gained control of many things. But we had to
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.
**Questions coming soon**
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