Miss Hickory Topics for Discussion

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
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1. Miss Hickory often lacks initiative.

What options did she have after Chipmunk took over her home? What would you have done if you had been in her situation?

2. Miss Hickory is hardheaded. Once she has reconciled herself to a solution, however, she shows her strengths. What are these strengths? What kinds of things does she do after she finally settles into the robin's nest?

3. Discuss the Ladies' Aid Society.

What was the problem in the relations of Hen-Pheasant and Cock-Pheasant?

What changes did Miss Hickory bring about? What different changes could have been made? What would you have done if you were a Hen-Pheasant displeased with your situation?

4. Do you like Miss Hickory? Why or why not? Do you think Miss Hickory likes herself?

5. Discuss the roles of minor characters in the novel. How did Mr. T. WillardBrown help Miss Hickory? What is the...

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