The Bean Trees 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.

'The Bean Trees' is a novel by Barbara Kingsolver about a single woman who inadvertently becomes the adoptive parent of a Cherokee child. This asset contains classroom discussion questions about this book.

The Bean Trees

Barbara Kingsolver's, The Bean Trees, is a novel about a young woman, Taylor Greer, who is ready to make her mark on the world when a Native American woman abandons a child with Taylor, changing her plans. The questions in this asset will guide classroom discussions about this novel.

Chapters 1-6

The section contains questions about Taylor's travels to Tucson and the decision to move in with Lou Ann.

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