Durango Street Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

The book does not answer the question of whether or not Ernie Brown is Rufus’ father. Why do you think the author left this question unanswered?

Topic 2

Even though the dance was meant to be a trap for the Gassers, Rufus ends up being very protective of it. How does this show Rufus maturing as a character?

Topic 3

Do you think Sergeant Starkey and Alex Robbins are right when they say the boys are not responsible for becoming criminals?

Topic 4

How is Rufus treated because of his race? Do you think this affects his decision to join a gang?

Topic 5

Rufus’ mother is very cold towards him at times and even enables his gang behavior. Do think this makes her a bad mother to Rufus?

Topic 6

Compare members of the Moors gang and the Gassers gang, do they have more in common than either gang wants...

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