Book Club Kits
by Virginia Euwer Wolff
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1. Have you ever had a babysitting experience where you had to go above and beyond?
2. If you were in LaVaughn's position, would you have taken this job? Why does LaVaughn keep going back even though it's a lot of work? Would you stick with a job like this? Why or why not?
3. Why is college so important to LaVaughn's mom? Is it that important in your family?
4. What do you think about having the three conversations each day? Would you feel your mom was too nosy if she wanted to do something similar?
5. Is Jolly a good mother? Why or why not? Is LaVaughn's mom a good mother? Why or why not?
6. Describe the relationship between Jolly and LaVaughn.