This printable discussion guide for Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan includes discussion questions, Common Core-aligned extension activities, and a project idea for the arts. Students will research albinism, write from a character's point of view, and examine the use of figurative language in the text. The fictional novel will introduce teen readers to the real-life prejudice and harrowing violence towards albinos in contemporary Tanzania.
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