The Trouble with Jenny's Ear Topics for Discussion

Oliver Butterworth
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1. Jenny accidentally develops the ability to hear other people's thoughts.

How does she feel about this at first?

How does she feel later? Is she glad when her ears go back to normal? Why does she not tell people that her power has disappeared?

2. Of the various characters in the novel, who do you find the most interesting? Who changes the most? Are these two qualities in a character related?

3. Joe and Stanley create havoc and comedy with their enthusiasm for gadgets. Are their parents too lenient with them? If you were Mr. or Mrs. Pearson, how might you channel their energy and curiosity?

4. Why is Uncle Harold reluctant to admit at first that he is thinking about Miss Romaine when Jenny asks him?

How is Miss Romaine different from the other women that Harold knows in Pearson's Corner? What does he like about...

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