Suburban Mosaic

Song for a Whale

By Lynne Kelly

Grades 4-5 Title

Discussion Questions

Song for a whale book cover
  • What does Iris mean when she says “Until last summer, the only thing I had in common with the whale was a name”
  • Loneliness in a theme of this book. How does Iris deal with loneliness at home and at school?
  • How does her current school differ from the one she attended before?