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The Crossing Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Describe all you know about Billy's family and the relationships between the members.

Why do Billy, Boyd and their father go to Mr. Echols? What happens during this trip? Describe the efforts at catching the wolf.

What happens when Billy catches the wolf? Why does he choose to go to Mexico instead of going home? What is the outcome of that trip?

Billy goes to Mexico three times. Upon the return from his third, he says that this was the first time he'd found what he'd gone looking for and that he wasn't happy about having found it. Describe what Billy was looking for each of the three trips and the result of each.

How do the stories about Boyd get started? What fuels them? How do these stories that are repeated about Boyd differ from what really happens?

Who is Mr. Sanders? Jean Ellen and her...

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This section contains 228 words
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The Crossing from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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