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Guided Questions

Touch was written in a way that is suitable for a variety of audiences, including sensitive groups, young readers, and those dedicated to supporting individuals who have faced adverse circumstances.

Review the categories of guided questions provided here to find the list that best suits you.

Guided Questions for Guidance Counselors and Social Workers

As a professional dedicated to the well-being and growth of young individuals, your role is instrumental in providing support, guidance, and a safe space for those who may face complex challenges. The set of questions is designed to help facilitate constructive conversations with recent readers of Touch, a powerful narrative that explores difficult themes. By using these questions, you can engage students in thought-provoking discussions, encourage reflection, and provide essential support. These conversations can be a catalyst for growth, resilience, and greater awareness, ultimately contributing to the positive development of the students you serve.

Guided Questions for Book Clubs

This set of questions has been written to spark lively and enriching discussions among your book club members, providing a platform to explore the book's depth and significance. Feel free to use these questions as a guide for your upcoming book club meetings and inspire meaningful conversations about the challenging themes discussed in the book.

Guided Conversations: Using Literature to Open Conversations Between Adolescents and Parents/Guardians

As parents and guardians, we understand that navigating complex and sensitive topics with our children can be challenging. Yet, it is through open and empathetic discussions that we can help them develop a deeper understanding and awareness of the world around them. The questions provided here are intended to assist you in engaging with your children after they have read Touch, a thought-provoking narrative that touches on difficult themes. These questions aim to create a safe and supportive environment for you and your children to explore the book's messages, share thoughts and emotions, and strengthen your connection through meaningful conversations.

It is suggested that parents/guardians review the text before sharing Touch with adolescents. Please do so at your own discretion.

Guided Questions for Student Readers

As someone entrusted with making literary choices for your students, your role is pivotal in nurturing their growth and fostering meaningful learning experiences through hand-picked literature. While recognizing that the topics discussed in Touch are challenging and may not be appropriate for all readers, it is still important to consider the benefits of introducing these global issues. The following questions have been thoughtfully crafted to inspire age-appropriate, reflective discussions and facilitate deeper understanding of the book's themes. They provide an opportunity for you to engage your students in meaningful conversations and encourage them to explore the book's messages. Your guidance and insight are instrumental in helping them navigate these discussions effectively.  

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