Book discussion questions:

 

– Have you ever moved to a new place in a different state or country? How was the new home same or different than old one? What’s one positive thing about the new place and one negative one?

 

– Describe Chris’ attitude toward his living situation at the beginning of the story. What do you think it would be like to live in a tent versus a house or an apartment?

 

– What scenes made you laugh, cry or cringe?

 

– What did you learn about elephant behavior?

 

– Describe Khalid, his personality and his tribe

 

– How does the relationship between Chris and Khalid evolve over the course of the story?

 

– What important facts did you learn about the elephant poaching crisis?