After an amazing interview from the creators of Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, we are ready to begin our book club discussion!
Use these questions to guide your discussion of Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, and leave your answers and thoughts in the comments!
1. What was your overall opinion of the book?
2. How did you approach reading this book? Did you read all the words first and then look at the pictures, or did you study the pictures first and then read the words, or did you do some combination of the two, or something completely different? Do you think that made a difference in your opinion of the book?
3. As you’ve read, the creators of this book believe it is a good way to teach younger students about genocide. How do you feel about using the book to reach students both young and old?
4. What was the effect of using a graphic novel to convey the Lost Boys’ stories? How is it different than reading a nonfiction book or article or seeing a television interview?
5. How are the Lost Boys’ senses of masculinity changed, disrupted, or reinforced by their experiences?
6. Why is it important for the global feminist community to read this book?
Image courtesy of echoesofthelostboys.com.