Lavender-Green Magic Topics for Discussion

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1. In chapter 1, how does the setting illustrate Holly's feelings? Is this use of setting effective?

2. What are the different reasons why Tamar and Hagar give plants to the children? What does each woman want and how does that reflect each personality?

3. Why does Holly think that Hagar is more powerful than Tamar? Why do her ideas change?

4. Tomkit seems a minor character, yet he is an important part of the story.

What are his different roles, with the grandparents, with Holly and Judy, and with the maze? What issues does Tomkit seem to suggest?

5. How are the three "gifts" or blessings that Tamar confers on the children appropriate?

6. How does the description and mood of Judy's planting differ from Holly's?

How does this reflect Tamar's and Hagar's personalities? Why does the author do this?

7. Holly wants to be leader of the group. Why? What...

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