The Nanny Diaries Discussion Questions

Nicola Kraus
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  • Read another story about a child of privilege, such as the "Eloise" books for children. Write a paper comparing and contrasting the life and attitudes of the child featured in the other story with that of young Grayer X.
  • There have been several incidents in which high-profile nominees for important federal government positions, such as Attorney General nominees Zoe Baird and Kimba Wood in 1993, withdrew their nominations because of irregularities with their nannies. More recently, in 2004, a nominee for the Secretary of Homeland Security, Bernard B. Kerik, withdrew after it was revealed a nanny in his employ might have been an illegal alien and that he did not pay taxes on her salary. Research such cases and the issues they raise, including use of illegal aliens as nannies and domestic workers. Working with a partner, present a classroom debate on both sides of the...

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