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When You Reach Me

When You Reach Me


by Rebecca Stead

When You Reach Me Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. How does our past impact our present? Our future?
  2. Marcus is the "magic thread" in Miranda's story (51.18). What is the magic thread in your story?
  3. According to Einstein, why does common sense sometimes get in the way of truth (Chapter 14)? What are some examples you can think of that aren't in the book?
  4. What life lessons does Miranda's mother teach us about how to treat people?
  5. Marcus punching Sal has far-reaching consequences. What does the novel suggest about senseless acts of violence?
  6. Miranda always refers to A Wrinkle in Time as her book. What is your book? Why?

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