Flora and Ulysses Discussion Questions

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

'Flora and Ulysses' is a children's novel by Kate DiCamillo about a young girl named Flora Belle Buckman and a squirrel named Ulysses with superpowers. This asset provides discussion questions about this Newberry Award winning book.

Flora and Ulysses

Kate DiCamillo's Flora and Ulysses features Flora, a relatable character who doubts her parents' love for her following their divorce. Flora's relationship with Ulysses, a super powerful squirrel, who also reads and writes poetry, helps Flora comes to terms with her feelings about the divorce. The book is highly engaging for students as it incorporates comic book panels in the story. The following questions support elementary classroom discussions about this book.

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