Essay Topic 1
Collecting Flobie Santa Village pieces is an obsession for Jubilee’s parents. How is their desire to collect the pieces an obsession? What is revealed about obsession through their collection?
Essay Topic 2
Some of the characters in the novel are stereotypes. Which characters are stereotypes? How does the author make them stereotypes? What role do these characters have in the stories?
Essay Topic 3
Each of the three stories is told from a first-person point of view. How does having three different characters tell the story impact the story? How does switching viewpoints affect what readers know? How does using the first-person point of view impact how readers view characters?
Essay Topic 4
The teenagers in the stories make bad decisions. What are some bad decisions that the teenagers make? What do these decisions reveal about emotion and decision-making?
Essay Topic 5
Stuart’s mother makes Jubilee at home...
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