This is truly a story of happiness and loss, all tied around an adorable dog named Flip.
Describe the relationship Ben has with the librarian, his mom, or his new dog.
Why are relationship important in his life?
Can you think of a student who needs these strong relationships.
The Rainbow Girl
Discuss the character of "The Rainbow Girl".
Do you know anyone like her?
The Unexpected Solution
The weirdest thing? I was kind of mad at her. What the heck was I supposed to do now?
How is his mother's death going to change his life?
How do you think the other characters he has met will impact this change?