Mick Harte Was Here Topics for Discussion

Barbara Park
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Compare and contrast Phoebe's experience with grief when her brother dies with what Mick experiences when his dog, Wocket, dies.

In what ways does Phoebe's family change after Mick's death?

Explain the stages of grief as portrayed in this story. Use specific examples from the book.

What does the book teach about what happens to people after they die? In what way does this knowledge make Phoebe feel better about her brother?

Discuss what the book teaches about bicycle safety. How does Park incorporate this theme into the book?

How does Nana's "mistake" get the Harte family back together eating in the dining room? In your opinion were Nana's actions accidental or on purpose?

Consider the way in which Phoebe's classmates and teachers react to her when she returns to school after Mick's death.

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