1. What might some of the hardest parts of moving to America be?
2. How are American values and Chinese values different?
3. Why is devoting yourself to school important?
4. What might Kim have done differently to improve their situation?
5. Should Ma have stayed in China? Why or why not?
6. What can kids learn from working at a young age?
7. Compare the various ways Americans treated Kim and Ma.
8. Why did Annette not understand Kim and Ma’s life.