DISCUSSION QUESTIONS for
SCHOOL COUNSELORS and COUNSELING GROUPS
Think about Sara’s friendships with Lucy and with Candy in Holland. What do you think about them? Why was she drawn to each?
Read the passage about Lizzy in the chapter “My Father’s Bath.” Why was Sara so comfortable with Lizzy? What makes a comfortable friend?
When Sara first sees the girls on the playground in Holland, she thinks “belonging in this school seems like it will involve human sacrifice.” Why might she feel that way? Have you ever felt that way? How did she cope with her feeling that she had to sacrifice part of herself in order to belong? How might she have coped better? Read More