1.What do you find unique about the setting of the book? Does the setting add or take away from the story?
2.To what extent do these characters remind you of yourself or someone you know?
3.How have the characters changed or evolved throughout the course of our reading the story? What events trigger such changes?
4.Is the author able to present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, if so how does she achieve this?
5.Have certain parts of the book made you uncomfortable? If so why do you feel that way?
6.What aspects of the book have led you to a new understanding or awareness of thrifty living that you may not have thought of before?