The Whipping Boy Summary
Sid Fleischman

Everything you need to understand or teach The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman.

  • The Whipping Boy Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Whipping Boy Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Whipping Boy Overview

"The Whipping Boy" is a young adult novel by Sid Fleischman in which orphan Jemmy stands in for Prince Brat during punishments he has earned, since it is illegal for a royal to be hit. When Prince Brat runs away to uncover the truth about the King, Jemmy goes along with him -and is accused of kidnapping. "The Whipping Boy", through the journey to find the truth, deals with important themes of friendship and courage.

Lesson Plan

The Whipping Boy Lesson Plans contain 104 pages of teaching material, including: