Suburban Mosaic

Because Amelia Smiled

By David Ezra Stein

Grades K – 3 Title

Discussion Questions
Because Amelia smiled

  1. Why do you think Amelia was smiling on the first page of the book? Why was she smiling on the last page of the book?
  2. What would make you smile a smile so big it that it could go around the world?
  3. Amelia’s smile made people happy in Mexico, in England, in Israel, in Paris, in Italy and in New York City. Can you find those places on a map?
  4. What do you think would have happened if Amelia frowned instead of smiled?