The Upstairs Room Topics for Discussion

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Discuss the differences and similarities between Sini and Annie. What major differences would there have been in the story had it been told from Sini's point of view rather than Annie's?

Explain why Dientje was so quick to take the girls back to the underground hiding cave at the Hanninks when Johan was gone from the house? What does this say about Dientje's character? Explain.

Why did Annie become so upset when Rachel started talking about ironing Annie's dress and offering to wash Annie's face?

Was it understandable that Annie's father left his family to go into hiding before the children were gone? Why did he chose not to stay with his wife?

Why was Sophie so against coming to America? Why did she believe they would be safe?

Describe the star that the Jews had to wear on their chest. Speculate on the...

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