Lily's Crossing 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.

'Lily's Crossing' is a young adult novel by Patricia Reilly Giff about a friendship between an American girl and a Hungarian refugee during World War II. This asset offers discussion questions about this novel.

Lily's Crossing

Patricia Reilly Giff's Lily's Crossing offers a unique perspective on the plight of refugees through the story of Lily Mollahan, a girl from New York, and her friendship with Albert Orban, a Hungarian refugee who has lost his family during World War II. The following questions may be used to guide discussions with middle level students who are reading this novel.


The questions in this section provide background about the main character and the setting.

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