Black Duck Book Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

''Black Duck'' is a historical fiction novel set around a smuggling boat in Prohibition. These questions can help guide your students in a discussion on the book's themes, characters, and plot.

Black Duck

Black Duck is a 2006 young adult historical fiction novel, which is set primarily in Prohibition-era New England. The book explores the lasting consequences of crime and the way that crimes can implicate an entire community. These discussion questions are intended for middle-school students (the recommended grade level for the book) but can be easily adapted for slightly older or younger classrooms as well.

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