There Are No Children Here Topics for Discussion

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Discuss prejudice. In what ways are Lafeyette and Pharoah affected by prejudice in the community? What contributes to the attitudes of individuals, groups, or organizations that have discriminatory beliefs?

Discuss how the brothers have changed over the two year period. What have they learned and how have they grown? How does their outlook on life change? What significant events have had an impact on these changes?

Explain how the history of Horner Homes impacts the residents at the time the book was written. What has changed and what has remained the same? What changes will probably occur in the future? What will remain the same in the future?

Compare and contrast the older and younger set of siblings. What is similar between the two? What is different? Why have the older siblings disappointed their mother? What prospects and opportunities do the younger siblings have to avoid the...

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