Write a diary entry as though you were one of the boys Garbarino writes about, living in a juvenile detention center. Try to imagine how it feel to have been abandoned or abused, and then to have the system place you in jail for your crimes, while ignoring those done to you.
Interview with a Lost Boy
Divide the class into pairs. Have one person play the role of interviewer, and have the other play the role of inmate. Ask at least ten questions, and make up ten responses, having to do with the person's childhood, relationship with parents, and social situation, making sure to include risk factors mentioned in the book.
Make a bookmark that includes some of the concepts from the book. This can include anything from representations of risk factors to the spirituality concepts presented to the social healing ideas presented...
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