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After the Rain Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Rachel tries to be patient with her elderly parents, but occasionally she finds herself "exploding" in anger. Then she's sorry she hurt them. Is this behavior unusual in teenagers? What are some other ways Rachel could handle her feelings? How could she vent them before she says something she'll regret?

Rachel sometimes blurts out whatever's on her mind, such as when she tells Mickey not to become a commuter pilot because the accident rates are much higher than commercial airlines. Is this a good trait, a bad one, or both? Why?

At the beginning of the book, Rachel is afraid of her grandfather and doesn't feel at all close to him. Is she initially eager to take him on walks?

How have Rachel's feelings towards her grandfather changed by the end of the book? Why do they change?

Family members are often alike. How is Rachel like...

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